Berlingozzo

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Berlingozzo
TypeCake
Place of originItaly
Region or stateLamporecchio
Main ingredientsFlour, butter, eggs, sugar, milk, yeast, anise seeds

The Berlingozzo is a cake from Lamporecchio, in the province of Pistoia, central Italy. It is a simple ring-shaped cake, and it has its origins in the time of the Medici. It is a typical Carnival cake, its name appearing to derive from the word Berlingaccio, meaning “Fat Thursday”.

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