Friulian Apple Cake

Pita di Mele

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

There are versions of this cake, which can also he made with pears, throughout the region. I have made this recipe with grated carrots instead of apples, with magnificent results. This version of apple cake is one that I have often tasted in Udine. Your cake will be as good or bad as the quality of fruit you use, so try to get the most fragrant and flavorful apples you can locate. Insipid mass-produced Delicious or Macintosh apples will prove disappointing. Try Northern Spy, Rome, Gala, or