Madonie pastry – Sfoglio delle Madonie

Ingredients for 6-8 servings

  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 7 oz of margarine
  • 1 1/4 cups of sugar
  • 1 egg and 1 egg white
  • 1/2 glass of marsala wine
  • 7 oz of tuma cheese
  • 3 1/2 oz of dark chocolate
  • 7 oz of ricotta cheese
  • 7 oz of candied pumpkin
  • powdered cinnamon
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt


Prepare the pastry with the flour, margarine, sugar, 1 yolk, The Marsala wine and a pinch of salt. As soon as the mixture is well amalgamated wrap it in some plastic film and keep in the fridge for at least 2 hours. In the meantime mix the grated tuma cheese with the diced pumpkin, the chocolate in pieces and the egg white neaten stiff; add the sieved ricotta, the remaining sugar and a pinch of cinnamon and mix well. Roll out the pastry in two sheets. With one cover the bottom and rims of a greased baking pan.
Pour in the filling and bake at 322° F for about 40 minutes. When cooked cool down and serve.

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