This traditional cake, which is filled with custard, is a Tuscan favourite known as Torta della Nonna. As with most Italian classics, everyone’s nonna (or grandma) has their own secret recipe… but here’s ours!
Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie) is a delicious and delicate pie made with a soft shortcrust pastry and filled with plenty of thick Italian custard (Crema Pasticciera) and garnished with lots of pine nuts and icing sugar.
PASTRY CREAM TART italian recipe (Torta della Nonna)
ITALIAN PASTRY CREAM TART (Torta della Nonna) - Pastry cream tart (called in Italy “torta della nonna” = grandmother’s cake ) is a classic Italian dessert. A crispy and flavorful pastry dough shell hide a creamy egg and milk custard. A rain of pine nuts and powdered sugar complete this traditional dessert, a sweet remembrance for any Italian kid! - desserts recipe vegetarian custard party feast