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Canestrello of Brugnato

PAT - Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs


Features: Ring-shaped cake, with a diameter of about 20cm. Soft and honey-colored.

Preparation: Superfine flour, water, sugar, eggs, anise seeds, margarine, yeast, honey, and natural aromas. Today, the dough is prepared with a kneading machine. After this stage, it is processed by hand in order to give it the characteristic ring-shape and is left rising for 2 hours in a baking pan. Then it is put in the oven at 190°C for 20 minutes.

Production Area: Brugnato in Val di Vara.

Curiosities: Canestrello of Brugnato, soft and golden-brown, distinguishes itself from the classical canestrelli not for its shape, but for its size and ingredients like honey and anise seeds, giving to this local product a unique taste.

The Producers
  Panificio Benelli
Bakeries - Brugnato (SP)
  Panificio Ferrero Alberto
Bakeries - Brugnato (SP)

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