Pan dolce (fruit loaf)

From Liguria, a nut cake with all the aroma of Italian fruits. Our Master Chefs will guide you step by step through the preparation of one of the most classical and tasty dishes of Italian cuisine.
65 min
4 People
65 min
INGREDIENTS for 4 people

For the dough

500 g all-purpose flour

75 g granulated sugar

35 g raisin

30 g pine nut

5 g fennel seed

20 g pistachio

15 g orange flower water

15 g Marsala wine

150 g butter



For the biga

500 g all-purpose flour

40 g baking powder

280 g water


Step 1

Dissolve the yeast in the water, blend in the flour and then put into a food mixer and mix well.

Step 2

When the dough is ready, leave to rest for 3 hours.

Step 3

Make a well in the center of the flour and put all the ingredients into it. Add the biga dough and mix everything together.

Step 4

Once it has been mixed well leave to rest for 15 minutes.

Step 5

Shape into small loaves and allow to rise.

Step 6

When the dough has finished rising, place in the oven for around 40 minutes.

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