Torta al Cioccolato

Regional selection: 
Toscana, Umbria
Panforti and Torroni

Panforte is a traditional cake from the Tuscan city of Siena. Its history dates back to medieval times when new spices were introduced by traders arriving from the east. Dense, flavorful, and sweet, panforte makes a satisfying treat. Its long shelf life made it a favored snack of crusaders. While traditionally eaten as a dessert, panforte makes a wonderful pairing with a wide variety of cheeses

The Torta al Cioccolato is a modern take on the classic pastry for those with a real sweet tooth. Like the original, it's made with with dried and candied fruit, nuts, and just enough flour to hold it together. This version is enriched with cocoa throughout and coated with a thick layer of chocolate for a decadent, sweet dessert.

All of our panforte is made by Pastiecceria Marabissi, a family run business now in its third generation. Located in the town of Chianciano Terme, Marabissi has been handcrafting panforte and other sweets for over 60 years.

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