Torta della Zucca

Pumpkin Tart

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

Everyone who has tasted this delicious pumpkin pudding cake wants more, but no one, not a single person among them, has ever guessed that mixing butternut squash with apple, dark rich cocoa, and cookie crumbs is the source of its tantalizing creamy taste. After eating a slice or two, however, they are all believers.

Signora Vitali pulverizes the cookies with a rolling pin, although a food processor does an equally good job. She specifically calls for a Reinette appl