Cake with nuts in Italian

Servings: 10 Cooking time: 1:00 minutes

Cake with nuts - Panforte - Traditionaltreat Italians who usually prepare this dish as a dessert for Christmas. Panforte is a sweet cake, with the addition of almonds, dried fruit or berries. Name of the dish is literally translated as "strong bread", because the dessert turns out hard enough. Pieces of cake, packed in a wrap and tied with ribbon, made to present as a gift for the New Year holidays. The main advantage of Panforte is not only that it is very tasty, but that wrapped in baking paper, foil or package, this bread does not age, it does not get stale and can be stored in the refrigerator for up to six months. You can also treat your loved ones on New Year's or Christmas perfect Italian dessert, which is called Panforte.

Ingredients for "Cake with nuts Italian":

  • 125 g hazelnut;
  • 120 g of dried apricots;
  • 0.5 teaspoons of ground ginger.;
  • 125 g of almonds;
  • 100 g figs;
  • 40 g of powdered sugar;
  • 100 g of brown sugar (available white);
  • 60 g of wheat flour;
  • 30-50 g of cocoa powder;
  • 1 tbsp. spoon lemon peel;
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon.;
  • 200 g of honey.

The recipe for "Cake with nuts Italian":

First, fry the hazelnuts in a frying pan, then clean from the husk. This can be done by putting nuts towel and rubbing them. Almonds coarsely chop, and dried fruit cut into small pieces.

All ingredients except the sugar, powdered sugar and honey, connect, add chopped (grated on a grater) lemon zest. All mix thoroughly. Last entry flour, cocoa and spices.

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In a small saucepan, mix the honey withbrown sugar, heat the mixture over low heat, stirring, bring to a complete dissolution of sugar. Pour the hot syrup made from honey and sugar to the remaining ingredients and stir quickly. The resulting mass thickens quickly, so act quickly.

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Take a baking dish, perfectpan with low sides. Shots bottom of the mold with parchment paper for baking, oiled small amount of butter. Put a spoon the dough onto a baking sheet and smooth out. Preheat oven to 150 gr.S. and bake the cake for 30-35 minutes.

Ready cake cool slightly and sprinkle with powdered sugar and cut into small pieces a la carte.
Bon Appetit!

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