Tuscan Candied Fruit-and-Nut Hard Cake

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Appears in
The Italian Regional Cookbook

By Valentina Harris

Published 2017

  • About

Panforte is an old-fashioned sweetmeat, which dates back to the Renaissance and was reputedly first created in Siena. It is widely available to buy ready-made in all Italian food stores. Making it at home is a sticky but enjoyable process, and the end result, although a lot less perfect-looking than the ready-made version, tastes absolutely wonderful. You can normally buy the edible rice paper from good confectioners and many supermarkets, but otherwise simply line the baking tin with bakin