Gluten free Sicilian cake Recipe – Ricetta per Cassata senza glutine

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Thanks to my aunt Eliana, here you can find the full recipe for this yummy gluten free Sicilian cake. With a very special orange flavour…Enjoy!

You need:
Pan di spagna (a sort of spongy gluten free cake)
1 egg yolk
2 eggs
100g of sugar
100g of rice flour + 10g of rice starch or 110g of gluten free flour
Cream filling
400g of sheep’s ricotta a cheese
250g of icing sugar
1 tablespoon of orange liqueur
100g of candied orange
Mixture to sprinkle the cake
1 tablespoon of orange liqueur
Half a glass of water
1 table spoon of sugar
1 sachet of vanilla
Almond paste
Almon flour200g of peeled (mix peel almond)
200g of icing sugar
1 egg white

Sugar icing-cover
250g of iing sugar
1 tablespoon of orange liqueur
1 egg white
1 one tablespoon of lemon Juice

How to:

Pan di spagna
Put the egg yolk and the two eggs with sugar and beat in a mixer. Then, mix the flour by hand delicately from the top to bottom. Place the dough in a buttered and floured baking pan and bake at a temperature of 190° C for about 35 minutes.
Cream filling
Put all the ingredients together and blend and beat the dough with a mixer. When it’s ready add candied orange chopped into cubed.
Almond paste
Put all the ingredients together and mix into a mixer. Roll out the paste with a rolling pan and cut it to make a strip. Put the strip so obtained to the outline of the cake.
Sugar icing
Put the ingredients into a mixer and with the icing obtained cover the surface of the cake.
Finally decorate with candied fruit.
Put the cake into the fridge fo about 5-6 hours at least.
It would be better to eat the cake the day after!

Recipe’s soundtrack: Alleria – Pino Daniele

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