The traditional dessert of Siena, Tuscany. Panforte is a dried fruitcake style dessert bread made from all-natural, healthy ingredients such as dried fruit, honey, nuts and spices. It was historically called panpepato, but later the local Sienese changed the name to Panforte due to its powerful flavor profile.
This is the most famous recipe of Panforte named after Queen Margherita after her visit to Siena. Panforte is made from all-natural, healthy ingredients such as dried fruit, honey and nuts. Specifically the Margherita features Almonds, candied orange lemon peelings, and cinnamon
They are easily paired with a dessert wine or with a sharp cheese. However, a new trend is incorporating this sweet into a multitude of dishes, salads, cheese trays, with coffee or of course on its own as a sweet complex snack.