Panforte di siena (Italian Dry Fruit Cake) | How to make Panforte di siena (Italian Dry Fruit Cake)

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ByDeviyani Srivastava
Created on 2nd Mar 2016
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  • 8 reviews
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  • By Deviyani Srivastava
    Created on 2nd Mar 2016

About Panforte di siena (Italian Dry Fruit Cake)

A very rich Italian snack/dessert that is an ideal festive treat. A really wonderful change from those dryfruit mawa sweets.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves6People
Panforte di siena (Italian Dry Fruit Cake)

Ingredients to make Panforte di siena (Italian Dry Fruit Cake)

  • 150 gms Almonds
  • 75 gms Pistachios
  • 75 gms Dried Fig
  • 75 gms flour
  • 30 gms cocoa powder
  • Few cloves 3
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon stick
  • Small piece of Nutmeg
  • 2 pinches of White and Black pepper each
  • 150 gms sugar
  • 150 gms honey
  • 35 grams butter
  • Icing Sugar

How to make Panforte di siena (Italian Dry Fruit Cake)

  1. Preheat the oven at 150 degree centigrade.
  2. Mix all the dry fruit nuts together, keep aside.
  3. Mix all the spices and grind well to get a smooth powder.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift the flour, coco powder, spices and mix in the nuts. Set aside.
  5. Gently heat the sugar, honey and butter in a pan (let the sugar dissolve) and let it cook on higher heat for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Quickly mix the syrup through the dry mix, scoop in a square tin (covered with parchment paper) and press slightly with a spatula.
  7. Let it bake in the oven for 40 minutes and let it cool down in the tin. Cut into smaller squares, be careful as it requires some force.
  8. Dust with powdered sugar and serve!

Reviews for Panforte di siena (Italian Dry Fruit Cake) (8)

Babita Jangid13 days ago
Superb
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Anshu Pande7 months ago
This is wonderful I am gonna try out super soon
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Shital Bhavsara year ago
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Shoba Bharathraja year ago
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Khyati Davea year ago
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Namita Tiwaria year ago
Hello Deviyani, This looks delish. I was so happy to scroll through the recipe and discover that it has no flour. This is a healthy dessert. Thanks for sharing!
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Nassu ,a year ago
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Kanwaljeet Chhabraa year ago
amazing
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