Original Florentine Schiacciata Recipe

L'ANTRO DELL'ALCHIMISTA
8Ingredients
85Minutes
750Calories

Description

This delightful Florentine Carnival cake is a sweet flatbread built from a yeasted dough, one that incorporates honey, vanilla, orange juice and orange zest. It's also enriched with lard. During Carnival season, this cake appears at bakeries, pastry…

shops and bars throughout Florence. Some are filled with whipped cream, chocolate or custard; most are showered with powdered sugar. The dough needs about two hours to rise, so plan accordingly.

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Ingredients

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  • 350 grams flour
  • 100 grams lard
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 15 grams yeast (brewer’s)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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    Directions

    1. To prepare the yeast starter:
    2. Dissolve the brewer’s yeast in 30 grams of warm water, add 150 grams of flour and let the starter rise overnight.
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    NutritionView More

    750Calories
    Sodium2% DV40mg
    Fat45% DV29g
    Protein27% DV14g
    Carbs36% DV109g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories750Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat11g55%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol130mg43%
    Sodium40mg2%
    Potassium260mg7%
    Protein14g27%
    Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate109g36%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars34g68%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C60%
    Calcium6%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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