4 Reviews

made this up for my xmas hampers, but found it not sweet enough, and a tad dry. BUT I had nothing to compare it too :) I cut up some little pieces and put them in a ziplock bag with a teaspoon of icing sugar, and took them to some friends to try. They had tasted the real thing in Italy. They said it was better then the one they had :) Once it was dusted all over with the sugar, I found it was a lot nicer then without. My mix was also a little dry, I think it needed a little more honey, as it certainly wasnt a "Batter" thanks for posting!

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mummamills November 05, 2008

This tasted really lovely and rich but I had trouble getting the dough to come together, I made it as stated but there didnt seem to be enough liquidy ingredients and some of the dry floury fruit&nut mix was left in the bowl. regardless it baked up ok.

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dizzydi April 29, 2008

This looks exactly like the panforte my aunt and her family send out every year to all us lucky relatives! I've never made it myself, but I have to say: in our modern culture of super-sweet, quick&cheap desserts, this is a rich and truly amazing treat.

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White Rose Child January 10, 2009

I knew I had to try this when I read the ingredient list. I was so sure I would like it that I doubled the recipe. I wasn't disappointed!

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Jo Anne December 30, 2006
Siena Cake - Panforte de Siena