Ciambellone with pine nuts and candied fruit

The ciambellone is the classic homemade cakes, here is proposed with pine nuts and candied fruit as the imagination of the Tuscan wanted to enrich. The ciambellone with pine nuts and candied fruit is soft and fragrant way to make breakfast or a snack.

recipe given by our chef at .

ricetta immagine


3 eggs
350 g flour 00
100 g of butter
1 cup of milk
1 small glass of Vin Santo (if you have not you can replace it with a raisin or a sweet dessert wine)
250 g of sugar
50 g raisins
100 g of orange and lime peel cut into cubes
50 g pine nuts
1 lemon
1 tablespoon and a half of baking powder

These ingredients are able to feed:  8-10persons


The recipe for this ciambellone with pine nuts and candied fruit comes from Tuscany ... where I could eat it for breakfast. To prepare it you must first toast the pine nuts in the oven a few minutes. Then in a large bowl, eggs must be vigorously beaten with sugar until the mixture is fluffy. To this will be added to the melted butter, milk and lemon zest. Pour the flour a little at a time, incorporating it without lumps. Add raisins and Vin Santo, candied fruit, toasted pine nuts and yeast. Mix everything well. Pour the mixture into a greased and floured ciambellone cake tin. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° C for 35-40 minutes.

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