Sbrisolona (traditional crunchy tart)

Great served with a cup of coffee or a glass of sweet dessert wine, sbrisolona will win your favor with its crumbly texture and simple, yet irresistible flavor.
35 min
4 People
35 min
INGREDIENTS for 4 people
  • 1 ½ lb all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ lb butter
  • 1 lb granulated sugar
  • 4 oz egg yolks
  • ½ oz baking powder
  • lemon zest , grated
  • 1 ¾ oz almonds
  • ⅞ lb cornmeal

Blend all the ingredients laying them out on the work-surface.


Mix all the ingredients together to obtain a heterogeneous pastry dough.


Put the dough into a baking mould.


Lay the unpeeled almonds on top of the crumbled mix. Bake in a preheated oven at 360°F.



Chef’s Tips


The knack lies in preparing all the ingredients by crumbling them.
Do not let the mass become homogeneous
Also the filling of the greased cake pan must be done by crumbling everything.



Did you know that…


This tart was once called “the tart of three cups” because it was made with a cup of cornmeal, a cup of wheat flour and a cup of sugar?

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