List of Italian desserts and pastries

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This is a list of Italian desserts and pastries. Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots as far back as the 4th century BCE.

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Bruttiboni is a type of almond-flavoured biscuit made in Prato, central Italy

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Cannoli are Sicilian pastry desserts, consisting of tube-shaped shells of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy filling usually containing ricotta.

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Gelato is the Italian word for ice cream, derived from the Latin word "gelātus" (meaning frozen). It's made with milk, cream, various sugars, and flavoring such as fresh fruit and nut purees.[1]

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Italian Easter Cookie

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Panforte is a traditional Italian dessert containing fruits and nuts, and resembles fruitcake or Lebkuchen.

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Semifreddo is a class of semi-frozen desserts, typically ice-cream cakes, semi-frozen custards, and certain fruit tarts.

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Zuppa Inglese is a custard-based dessert

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "What Is Gelato?". wiseGeek. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Buonopane, Marguerite DiMino. North End Italian Cookbook, 5th edition. Globe Pequot. p. 255. ISBN 0762751606. 
  3. ^ "Definition of biscotti in English". Oxforddictionaries.com. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 

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