Sacripantina cake recipe from Liguria – Italian cuisine reinvented by Gordon Ramsay

Sacripantina cake recipe from Liguria


There Sacripantine cake it is a traditional dessert Ligurian. It usually consists of three states of sponge cake soaked in Marsala and rum, interspersed with white butter cream and cocoahas a typical dome shape and hides a canestrello biscuit inside.

The invention of this dessert dates back to 1851 and Giovanni Pretipastry chef Genoawhich was inspired by the name of the cake Sacripantethe hero of Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando furioso.

The recipe we present here is contained in the chef’s book Carlo Cracco “Some people like Cracco. Regional cuisine the way I like it” and is revisited with two layers of maraschino sponge cake, custard and apricot jam.

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