LE SPOLETTE CORTONESI

Recipe invented in Cortona

History

The spolette (quills) are a typical dessert of Cortona from the Lent period. The recipe is born among the Cortonesi pastry shops in the 70’s. The spoletta is a sort of “Maritozzo dessert” with the addition of a few raisins and candied fruit. Every year during the Easter period in Cortona area you will find the Spolette’s present in every bar and pastry shop to complete your breakfast.

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • Natural yeast
  • Flour
  • Eggs
  • Honey
  • Sugar
  • Cream
  • Raisins 110gr
  • Cedar
  • Orange
  • Candied