Spongata di Busseto

cook all the filling ingredients in boiled honey and allow to stand overnight. The next day, mix together the ingredients for the pastry and form two sheets. With the larger sheet, line the edges of a cake tin and pour in the filling. Then cover with the remaining pastry, pressing along the edges. Bake at 180°C.


Ingredients (for 6 persons):

  • 600g flour;
  • 200g potato starch;
  • 400g sugar;
  • 500 g sugar;
  • the zest of 1 lemon;
  • salt;
  • dry white wine.


  • 1kg honey;
  • 200g toasted bread;
  • 300g almonds;
  • 150g raisins;
  • 150g walnuts;
  • 100g pine nuts;
  • 100g candied orange;
  • 100g candied citron;
  • spices;
  • nutmeg.