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Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati by maria liberati

This is the classic Italian pound cake and comes form my second book, winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2009, The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions. I love this recipe because it is quick to make and you can adapt it…

5 votes
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Struffoli (honey balls)

Struffoli (honey balls) by Joseph Gargiulo

A Christmas favorite in Italian households. When I was growing up in my home there was always a bowl of these available to munch on with milk or, as I got older, with coffee. They are honey glazed pastry balls which are great for a festive snacking treat.

4 votes
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A Tuscan Dessert, Light As Spring

A Tuscan Dessert, Light As Spring by kathy gori

Even though I'd say that 90 percent of what comes out of my kitchen is Indian food, I am Italian and there are times when I just can't keep my inner Tuscan under control. One of those times is spring time in Sonoma, which is right now. Sonoma looks a lot like northern Italy. That's what my parents say, and that's what attracted them…

4 votes
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Chocolate Almond ' Torta Caprese ' flourless cake torte

Chocolate Almond ' Torta Caprese ' flourless cake torte by Foodessa

This chocolate, almond based ' Torta Caprese ' is an Italian dessert icon. The luscious flourless cake got re-vised to an ultimate delight. This tamed semi-sweet chocolate paradise has become one of my favourite indulgences. It's an absolutely gluten-free dessert and an added bonus for our tummies ;o) For a dedicated…

3 votes
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Italian mini cake BOCCONOTTO -Bocconotti

Italian mini cake BOCCONOTTO -Bocconotti by Foodessa

Mini Italian cake specialties created in the Abruzzi region of Italy. Chocolate and almonds rise to the occasion with a blazing start to our newest year. Note: This recipe makes 12 muffin type cakes ...or if you have the tartelette moulds...about 20 bocconotti can be made. For a detailed post...refer to:…

1 vote
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cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM

cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM by Foodessa

All this talk about APRONS and Grandmothers got me going on assembling my notes and photos to finally share with you a very cherished recipe my 'Nonna' made for me growing up. Granted, as I turned baker in my kitchen, I confess to having tweaked it just enough to meet with her approval. She also found that my version was slightly…

2 votes
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APPLE cranberry SAMBUCA maple cake - update

APPLE cranberry SAMBUCA maple cake - update by Foodessa

The fabulous flavour combo of APPLES, sweet MAPLE and ANIS aromas dancing through our home was unbearably teasing us with impatient anticipation. NO electric mixer required. For a dedicated post...refer here: http://www.foodessa.com/2010/11/apple-cranberry-sambuca-maple-cake.html

3 votes
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rustic semifreddo Bomba ice cream ZUCCOTTO di Pasqua

rustic semifreddo Bomba ice cream ZUCCOTTO di Pasqua by Foodessa

‘ Panettone ’ meets up with ice cream and a splash of orange flavoured spirit. Any festive event can benefit from this easily created domed decadent delight. For a detailed post...refer to: http://www.foodessa.com/2013/03/rustic-semifreddo-bomba-zuccotto-di.html

1 vote
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Citrus Chocolate Coconut Ginger Nut flourless torte cake

Citrus Chocolate Coconut Ginger Nut flourless torte cake by Foodessa

Mr. LEMON joined the line dance with his circle of friends: Ms. CLEMENTINE, Chocolate, Coconut, Ginger and Almonds. This aromatic, gluten-free cake, turned out to be an incredibly delicious success. For a detailed post...refer here: http://www.foodessa.com/2011/02/citrus-flourless-cake-splendour.html

5 votes
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Ricotta Cake

Ricotta Cake by buttercup

This is a moist and delicious cake. Simple yet good enough to make for company!!

1 vote
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Café Latté Chocolate Caramel cream cake - No Bake

Café Latté Chocolate Caramel cream cake - No Bake by Foodessa

Dazzle your loved ones with a slice of this flavourful and mouth-watering ice-box cake. For a detailed post...refer here: http://www.foodessa.com/2013/02/love-for-chocolate-desserts-3-recipes.html

1 vote
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Chocolate Genoise

Chocolate Genoise by Navaneetham Krishnan

Light, crumbly and melt in the mouth cake.

1 vote
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CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake

CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake by Foodessa

Easy flourless cake creation. This cake is extremely flavourful as well as invitingly aromatic. I certainly do love desserts with a combo of citrus, chocolate and nuts. This torte turned out absolutely delicious and memorable. A must try ;o) For a detailed post...refer to:…

1 vote
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CHOCOLATE amaretti cookie AMARETTO almond torte

CHOCOLATE amaretti cookie AMARETTO almond torte by Foodessa

Celebrating a mouthful of chocolate decadence with a particular flavour combination. Ground almonds and bite size Amaretti cookies crumble their way into a slice of pleasure. Bonus: Flourless and Gluten-free. For a detailed post...refer to: http://www.foodessa.com/2015/06/chocolate-amaretti-cookie-amaretto.html

1 vote
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Torta Caprese al Limone

Torta Caprese al Limone by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

Seriously delicious, #decadent and #moist #cake, originally from the island of Capri, full of #lemony flavor.

2 votes
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