Torta della Nonna – Granny’s Cake
Here is one of the best Italian traditional dessert recipes: Torta Della Nonna.
Torta della Nonna or Granny’s Cake is prepared with custard and pine nuts: a bundle of sweet delicate antique flavour and surprising goodness.
Whether born in Florence or in another region, Torta della Nonna has had a success as few other cakes have had in Italy.
A crispy shell of pastry with a soft heart, filled with custard flavoured with lemon. It is then enreiched with pine nuts on the top.Torta della nonna is the perfect dessert for after dinner or to bring as a gift when you are a guest in someone’s home. It is also ideal for a sweet picnic.
We often include it in the menu of our cooking classes in a Venetian Palace in Venice.