Lemon “Rose” Cake | Torta di Rose Recipe

Fri, 02/04/2022 - 02:56
lemon rose cake
Difficulty Level
Low
Cooking Time
1
Cost
Low

This light yeasty cake, a specialty of Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna, looks like a bouquet of roses. It has been a popular dessert in Italy since the Renaissance when it was often served at wedding feasts. It is especially associated with Isabella d’Este,  who was a patron of the arts and greatly influenced fashion in the 15th century. When she moved from Ferrara in 1490 to Mantua to marry Francesco II Gonzagashe brought along her staff including one of her pastry chefs who is cred

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