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Spongata of Busseto

Busseto - PR
Description:

The spongata is a glay and round cake, made of thin and crusty pastry, covered with icing sugarand a soft stuffing. The traditional recipe is date back in the 14th century.

Ingredients (for 6 persons):

Pastry:
600g flour
200g potato starch
400g sugar
500 g sugar
the zest of 1 lemon
salt
dry white wine.

Filling:
1kg honey
200g toasted bread
300g almonds
150g raisins
150g walnuts
100g pine nuts
100g candied orange
100g candied citron
spices
nutmeg.

Preparation:
cook all the filling ingredients in boiled honey and allow to stand overnight. The next day, mix together the ingredients for the pastry and form two sheets. With the larger sheet, line the edges of a cake tin and pour in the filling. Then cover with the remaining pastry, pressing along the edges. Bake at 180°C.

Last update:
17/11/2016