Italian Canestrellu

slice of the cake Submitted by Elisa Adorni
slice of the cake Submitted by Elisa Adorni


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(for 5 cakes) - 1 liter of milk, - a pound of butter, - 10 eggs, - 1 kg of sugar, - two cubes of yeast, - salt, raisins.

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Warm the milk and dissolve the yeast. Add eggs, sugar, vanilla, grated rind of untreated lemon and a pinch of salt. The dough should be dense but not hard. Warm a little of white wine or Marsala and soften the raisins, cover with flour and add to the mix. Grease and cover with flour a baking cake, pour the mixture well leveled. Bake in preheated oven at 175° C for 35-40 minutes, depending on the size of the mold.