La Florentine Panforte Siena Recipe
Panforte or "strong bread" is a dense, sweet confection made of candied fruits . This recipe was originally made to welcome Queen Margerhita to Siena in 1879. Although Siena considers itself as the panforte capital, today this classic Italian confection is a enjoyed throughout Italy. Enjoy with a sweet wine, such as Vin Santo.
- Dense cake made filled with almonds and candied citron
- Dusted with powdered sugar
- Enjoy a wedge after dinner or for breakfast