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    Traditional recipes

    Recipe "All souls'day sweet bread" (piada dei morti)


    • 250 gr. flour
    • 25 gr yeast dissolved in a little warm milk
    • 50 gr. sugar
    • sultanina raisins or currants (as you like)
    • a pinch of salt
    • 3 eggs
    • 50 gr. butter
    • a handful of walnuts, a handful of almonds, a handful of pinenuts.

    On a wodden work surface, make a mound of the flour with a crater in the centre into which add the yeast, sugar, salt, 2 eggs, butter and raisins or currants.

    Mix well, then put in a bowl and let rise for 2-3 hours.

    Then roll out the dough on a baking sheet and let it rise again for about an hour.

    Next cover the dough with the nuts and brush with a mixture of a beaten egg and a little sugar.

    Bake at 200° for aproximately 30 minutes.

    Recipe taken from "Traditional recipes of Romagna cuisine"  Raffaelli Editore

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    Last update: 08/02/2017