Schiacciata Alla Fiorentina

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Schiacciata Alla Fiorentina is a Florentine Carnival Cake, made of flour, sugar, orange zest and juice, eggs and almond milk. It is a delicious spongy cake topped with powdered sugar and us, Florentines, use a model of the city’s symbol, the Fleur-de-Lys, to decorate this cake with cocoa powder. We call the the symbol of Florence giglio (it means lily).

schiacciata alla fiorentina

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Photo credits: Tuscanycious, Non Solo Pizza E Cinema

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