Torta Mantovana - A Traditional Italian Recipes from our Blog

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Torta Mantovana Ingredients (serves 8) 1 whole egg 4 egg yolks 150 g sugar 180 g white flour 150 g butter peel of 1 lemon 80 g pine nuts or shaved almonds icing sugar

In a bowl, beat the egg, then add 150 g sugar and 50 g icing sugar. Mix well. Very slowly incorporate the melted butter, making sure to mix continuously, then add the flour and lemon peel. After mixing well, pour into a baking tin of approximately 25 cm diameter which has been greased and lined with baking paper. Cover the mixture with the almonds or pinenuts. Bake in a 180°C oven for approximately 45 minutes. Serve dusted with icing sugar.