Food The Only Easter Treat I Have Eyes for Is This Italian Cake
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'Tis the season to get cozy, and that means steaming soups, casseroles and—of course—treats. For warm desserts right out of the oven (or slow cooker!), you've come to the right place. The post 45 Warm Desserts to Keep You Cozy on Cold Nights appeared first on Taste of Home.
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Easter treats don’t do it for me.are too sweet. Ditto , which, to make matters worse, are impossible to eat without getting a sticky coating of “creme” on everything within reach. Hold the , please. I’ll save my stomach space for and .
But this year I had my first, an Italian yeasted cake that makes an appearance around Easter, and now there will be dessert on my Easter table forevermore. A cross between a bread and a cake, a classic colomba gives off a heady scent of floral orange the moment you unwrap it and sometimes features sticky morsels of candied orange throughout. The bright yellow, yolk-rich loaf pulls apart almost like cotton candy, and it dissolves on your tongue almost as quickly.
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If this is sounding a lot like panettone, that’s because colombe are made using the same. The feather-light dough will be familiar to panettone fans, but there are some differences. Colombe are traditionally topped with pearl sugar and roasted almonds, as opposed to a panettone’s unadorned dome. Panettoni are usually studded with candied orange and raisins, but raisin-haters rejoice—classic colombe are raisin-free. A loaf of panettone resembles a supersized muffin, whereas “colomba” means dove in Italian, and if you squint the loaf kind of resembles the shape of a bird in flight. But both are airy, not too sweet, and perfect accompanied by a morning coffee or an .
You can find colombe at your local Italian bakery or, but Olivieri 1882 makes a version that I’ll be thinking about from now until next Easter. This sixth-generation bakery, located between Vincenza and Verona, has been producing all manner of cakes and breads since—you guessed it—1882. You can see flecks of vanilla bean throughout the dough of their classic colomba, which is flavored with orange paste and acacia honey. For non-traditionalists, Olivieri 1882 also offers colombe featuring apricot and salted caramel, chocolate chunks, and a show-stopping loaf with white chocolate and candied berries. It’s certainly more expensive than a colomba you’d get at a neighborhood bakery, but at over a pound and a half, it’s a generously sized special occasion treat.
Holland Butter Cookies
My great-grandmother's Holland butter cookies have been passed down in my family from generation to generation. This recipe uses only five ingredients that are usually already in the house. For different holidays, I swap the almonds for cherries, walnuts or ginger. —Tineke De Rosa, Blairstown, New Jersey The post Holland Butter Cookies appeared first on Taste of Home.When baking a layer cake, Mrs. Henry Glieb of Lancaster Pennsylvania, says, "I take a double sheet of parchment paper, set the cake pan on it and cut to the right size. Then I put the paper in each pan. When it comes time to remove the layers, they slip out easily." Avoid these common mistakes when baking a layer cake.
I recommend saving a chunk of your colomba to make the absolute best French toast or. But if you’re sharing the loaf with your family, my guess is it’ll be gone by Easter Monday—something no one has ever said about Peeps.
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