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This tri-colored cake is inspired by the classic Italian rainbow cookies, with colorful layers of almond cake sandwiched together with fruit preserves and covered with a chocolate ganache icing. Italian Rainbow Cookies, Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake Recipe, Italian Cookies, Chocolate Ganache Icing, Italian Cake, Italian Desserts, Italian Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes
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Italian Rainbow Cake

This tri-colored cake is inspired by the classic Italian rainbow cookies, with colorful layers of almond cake sandwiched together with fruit preserves and covered with a chocolate ganache icing.

Grispelle are fried potato doughnuts which come from Calabria where they are a special Christmas treat. You can use white potatoes or sweet potatoes in this recipe. Grispelle can be shaped in rings or long batons, whichever you prefer. Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Christmas Traditions, Italian Desserts, Christmas Sweets, Christmas Baking, Italian Recipes, Italian Foods, Christmas Recipes, Christmas Eve
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Grispelle - Italian Christmas Doughnuts

Grispelle are fried potato doughnuts which come from Calabria where they are a special Christmas treat. You can use white potatoes or sweet potatoes in this recipe. Grispelle can be shaped in rings or long batons, whichever you prefer.

Struffoli is a traditional Neapolitan Christmas dessert made from small puffs of citrus-flavored dough that are crunchy on the outside and soft inside. The fried balls are dipped in honey, dusted with multi-colored candy sprinkles. Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Christmas Traditions, Italian Christmas Dinner, Italian Desserts, Holiday Recipes, Christmas Recipes, Christmas Treats, Christmas Eve, Christmas Cookies

Italian Christmas Desserts

Traditional Italian Christmas Desserts including struffoli, buccelato - fig cake, rainbow cookies, pandoro, panettone, Italian cookies and more.

CAKE - Befana Cake is traditionally made for the Feast of the Three Kings. Before the cake is baked, a large dried bean is added to the dough. Round Cake Pans, Round Cakes, Pavlova, Italian Desserts, Italian Recipes, Italian Cookies, Christmas Desserts, Christmas Baking, Christmas Recipes

Feast of the Three Kings

Feast of the 3 Kings and the Italian legend of Old Befana are celebrated with a recipe for Befana Cake.

Seasonal Biscotti Recipes for Fall and the Christmas Season – Biscotti Italian Christmas Desserts, Christmas Dishes, Italian Desserts, Italian Foods, Christmas Treats, Christmas Cookies, Italian Cookie Recipes, Italian Cookies, Pastry Recipes
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Biscotti Recipes for Fall and Christmas

Biscotti recipes with autumn and Christmas flavors include pumpkin, gingerbread, chocolate-peppermint, and colorful Christmas biscotti with cranberries and pistachios.

Traditional Italian Christmas DessertsNo Italian Christmas would be complete without one or more traditional Christmas desserts. Italian Christmas Desserts, Traditional Christmas Desserts, Italian Desserts, Christmas Recipes, Italian Recipes, Bread Ingredients, Winter Festival, Different Cakes, Italian Cookies

Panforte (Panforte di Siena)

Panforte, or Siena Cake, is a traditional Italian Christmas dessert that is made with honey, nuts, chocolate, spices, and dried fruit. It has a soft and chewy texture similar to fudge or a very dense brownie.

Buccellato – Sicilian Christmas Fig Cake – Famous Last Words Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Desserts, Christmas Recipes, Christmas Meals, Italian Foods, Christmas Cakes, Christmas Cooking, Christmas 2017, Italian Cookie Recipes
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Sicilian Christmas Fig Cake - Buccellato

Buccellato is a fig and nut filled ring cake that comes from Sicily. We also provide you with step-by-step photos and a recipe for buccellatini, which is a mini version of buccellato.

Apostles' fingers are an Italian dessert made with crepes that are flourless, light, and aromatic. The filling is similar to a cannoli filling. Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Desserts, Italian Recipes, Cannoli Filling, Crepes Filling, Gluten Free Desserts, Delicious Desserts, Traditional Christmas Food, Finger Desserts
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Italian Christmas Desserts

Traditional Italian Christmas Desserts including struffoli, buccelato - fig cake, rainbow cookies, pandoro, panettone, Italian cookies and more.

Parrozzo is a traditional Christmas cake from the Abruzzo region of Italy. The classic dome-shaped almond cake is flavored with citrus zest and topped with a rich chocolate glaze. The cake is baked in an ovenproof bowl to maintain its classic shape. Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Desserts, Italian Cookies, Italian Recipes, Italian Foods, Christmas Foods, Cookie Desserts, Chocolate Desserts, Molten Chocolate
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Parrozzo - Chocolate Covered Almond Cake from Abruzzo

Parrozzo is a traditional Christmas cake from the Abruzzo region of Italy. The classic dome-shaped almond cake is flavored with citrus zest and topped with a rich chocolate glaze. The cake is baked in an ovenproof bowl to maintain its classic shape.

Chestnut Tortelli (aka Baby Jesus' Pillows) are a traditional Italian Christmas dessert. They are made with a pastry dough that is filled with a mixture of ground chestnuts, rum, cinnamon,and chocolate. Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Desserts, Italian Foods, Italian Dishes, Christmas Recipes, Holiday Recipes, Holiday Ideas, Italian Cake, Italian Cookies
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Italian Christmas Desserts

Traditional Italian Christmas Desserts including struffoli, buccelato - fig cake, rainbow cookies, pandoro, panettone, Italian cookies and more.

Panettone is the traditional tall, fruit-filled Italian sweet bread that is served at Christmas. Try our traditional panettone recipe and learn about the legend of the bread. Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Christmas Traditions, Italian Desserts, Italian Recipes, Traditional Christmas Food, Italian Cookies, Sweet Bread, Recipe Using
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Panettone

Panettone is the traditional tall, fruit-filled Italian sweet bread that is served at Christmas. Try our traditional panettone recipe and learn about the legend of the bread.

This fresh fruit tart recipe consists of a buttery crisp tart shell filled with a creamy, lemon-flavored custard filling and topped with slices of strawberries and kiwi glazed with apricot preserves. Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Desserts, Just Desserts, Italian Recipes, Italian Foods, Tart Recipes, Apple Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dessert Recipes
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Fruit Tart Recipe

This fresh fruit tart recipe consists of a buttery crisp tart shell filled with a creamy, lemon-flavored custard filling and topped with slices of strawberries and kiwi glazed with apricot preserves.

Italian chestnut cake with a dense fudge-like chocolate and chestnut filling on a chocolate cookie crust and topped with a silky smooth chocolate glaze. Garnish the cake with chocolate leaves and whole chestnuts brushed with gold pearl dust. Italian Chocolate Cake Recipe, Decadent Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mousse Cake, Dark Chocolate Cakes, Chocolate Flavors, Chocolate Desserts, Italian Christmas Desserts, Italian Desserts, Italian Cookies
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Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Italian chestnut cake with a dense fudge-like chocolate and chestnut filling on a chocolate cookie crust and topped with a silky smooth chocolate glaze. Garnish the cake with chocolate leaves and whole chestnuts brushed with gold pearl dust.

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Italian Christmas Desserts

Traditional Italian Christmas Desserts including struffoli, buccelato - fig cake, rainbow cookies, pandoro, panettone, Italian cookies and more.

Bomboloni are fried Italian doughnuts that are filled with pastry cream. Italian Christmas Desserts, Crispy Cheddar Chicken, Dump Meals, Different Cakes, How To Cook Shrimp, Side Dishes Easy, Chip Cookies, Parfait, Sweet Treats
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Mascarpone Cream Parfaits

Mascarpone cream has a rich, smooth texture similar to zabaglione. In this parfait recipe it is layered with crumbled cookies but you could also layer it with fruit or Nutella or flavor the cream with another liqueur or extract.

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Pandoro: The Traditional Christmas Bread from Verona

Pandoro or pan d'oro means golden bread. It is a traditional Pandoro is a Christmas bread from Verona, Italy. Pandoro is baked in a special mold that will give you star-shaped bread slices that can be served with a variety of sauces or arranged into a Christmas-tree shape.