Schiacciata con l’uva

Flat, sweetened bread with grapes


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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

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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.



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


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