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Italian cake recipes

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Bake one of our Italian-inspired cakes for a special occasion. Choose from specialities such as panforte, panettone, tiramisu or polenta cake.


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  • Tiramisu ice-cream cake

    Tiramisu ice-cream cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Treat your guests with this stunning summer dessert, perfect for al fresco dinner parties

  • Panforte 2016


    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy this honeyed Tuscan dessert with candied peel at the end of a meal with sweet wine or coffee, or wrap up and give as a homemade Christmas gift

  • Cassata Siciliana

    Cassata Siciliana

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    A delicious cake from in and around the convents of Sicily

  • Orange polenta cake

    Orange polenta cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.122 ratings

    Give your dessert an Italian flavour with this moist and fruity polenta cake

  • Citrus grape cake

    Citrus grape cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 ratings

    A rustic Italian-style cake made with olive oil as well as butter. Wonderful eaten warm with a scoop of ice cream for pud

  • Prosecco cake

    Prosecco cake

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    The perfect cake for Prosecco lovers, with the Italian tipple finding its way into the cake, boozy buttercream and Prosecco-flavoured sweet topping

  • Panettone


    A star rating of 3.1 out of 5.25 ratings

    Prove your baking skills this Christmas with a fluffy, lighter-than-air classic Italian sweetbread, packed with festive flavours and candied fruit

  • Raspberry & lemon polenta cake

    Raspberry & lemon polenta cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.38 ratings

    Give your sponge an Italian twist with Jane Hornby's easy-to-make polenta cake

  • Lemon meringue cake

    Lemon meringue cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Take lemon meringue to a new level with this caramel-infused sponge filled with lemon curd and topped with Italian meringue

  • Orange frosted panettone cake

    Orange frosted panettone cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    If you’ve been given a panettone over Christmas but you’re not sure what to do with it, try this superfast, special stacked cake

  • Chocolate tiramisu cake

    Chocolate tiramisu cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.24 ratings

    This creamy chocolate and coffee layer cake has real wow factor and is ideal for a celebration

  • Cranberry & white chocolate panettone

    Cranberry & white chocolate panettone

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    The perfect treat to serve up for Boxing Day brunch, panettone is easy to make if you have a food processor fitted with a dough blade

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