The Sbrisolona is a dessert originally from the city of Mantova, the recipe dates back to the peasant tradition and is therefore very ancient, just think that its first annotation dates back to the mid-16th century.
The ingredients that compose it are corn flour, sugar, lard and almonds. Flours and sugar are in equal parts, which is why in the past this cake was called "three cups cake". Its name derives from "brìsa", which means crumb, in fact the crumble Cake, is mainly characterized by its crumbly consistency.
In fact, the dessert is not cut into slices, but broken with the hands and is traditionally accompanied with sweet liqueur or grappa in which the pieces are then soaked. I found it delicious so here's the recipe on the blog today. I'm in Padua today for the wmexpo, so a little food and a lot of web marketing, a kiss and good day: *
How to make the sbrisolona
Take the almonds and chop them coarsely with a knife.
In a bowl put the two flours, the sugar, the grated lemon peel, the vanilla essence and mix.
Add the brurro into small pieces, the egg yolks and the lard and mix well.
Add the almonds to the mixture, mix everything and pour into a greased mold.
Put a little sugar on the surface and garnish with some whole almonds.
Bake in the oven at 180 ° C for 40 minutes.
After letting it cool, the sbrisolona is ready to be enjoyed.