Schiacciata con l’uva

Flat, sweetened bread with grapes

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Twelve

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

  • About

This is a simple and very typical dessert, snack or breakfast bread which may seem a little unusual in flavour at first. In Tuscany, small black, sweet grapes with very small seeds are sold in September, especially for this bread. The grapes keep the bread moist.

Ingredients

Dough

  • 25 g (1 oz) fresh yeast
  • a pinch of sugar

Method

Put the yeast into a small bowl with the pinch of sugar and the tepid water to activate.

Put the flour into a large, separate bowl or onto a work surface. Add the yeast mixture and the pinch of salt, and stir to incorporate. Knead the mixture by hand for 5-10 minutes, or until you have a smooth, compact dough, adding a few more drops of water or a little flour, if necessary. Put the dou