I have another "sweet tooth" for the Italian panforte. I always buy one of these cakes, when I have been in Italy. You can also buy them in Denmark, but here they cost a fortune, so when I found a recipe on panforte, I decided to test it out. And it taste great, so therefore I am sharing this recipe with you in this Christmas Calendar.
Italian style panforte: - 1 cake of 11 x 35 cm
- 180 g mixed nuts (almonds, pine kernel, walnuts, pistachios) - roughly chopped
- 100 g marzipan - cut into 1 cm piece
- 50 g candied orange peel
- 50 g sucat
- 50 g (cake) flour
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon all spice
- 125 g honey
- 125 g sugar
- Icing sugar
- Heat the (conventional) oven to 175'C.
- Mix nuts, marzipan, orange peel, sucat into a mixing bowl.
- Add flour and the various spices into the bowl, mixing well.
- Add honey and sugar into a cooking pot, let it melt it together and cook it up to the boiling point.
- Pour the honey-sugar mass into the mixing bowl. Stir everything together.
- Cover a cake form with baking paper. Press the cake mass into the cake form. Smooth the surface of the cake with a spoon, which has been dipped into water. The dough should not have a height over 1 cm.
- Bake the cake in the oven at 175'C for 35 minutes.
- Cool down the cake.
- Remove the baking paper from the cake and cover the surface with icing sugar.
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