Gubana di Pasta Sfogliata

Puff Pastry Gubana

Preparation info

  • Makes

    12

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Great Italian Desserts

By Nick Malgieri

Published 1990

  • About

Since there are different names for this dessert and the terminology can be confusing, I choose to call it merely puff pastry gubana. Depending on the location, the yeast-risen Gubana on is referred to as either presnitz or potitza. All three names — gubana, presnitz, and potitza — signify filled pastries that are rolled into a spiral to be baked; they may be made with a yeast dough or puff pastry