Torta della Nonno

Torta della Nonno

Torta della Nonno is a delicious cake filled with chocolate. You may have heard of torta della Nonna or Grandmother’s cake and this is the Grandfather’s cake version with chocolate which the grandmother’s cake doesn’t have. Both cakes named after grandparents are traditional Italian recipes you will find in many restaurants in Italy.


for a 22/24 cm mold:

Shortcrust pastry:

  • 300 g of flour 00

  • 2 medium eggs

  • 100 g of sugar

  • 75 g of seed oil

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 8 g of baking powder

  • lemon peel

Custard: (For video instructions of the custard see here)

  • 500 gr of fresh whole milk

  • 4 yolks

  • 120 grams of sugar

  • 40 gr of corn starch

  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

  • lemon peel

  • 50 g of dark chocolate

  • 15 g of pine nuts

  • 15 g of almonds

  • powdered sugar

Below is the video instructions of Torta alla Nonno by Le Ricette di Terroresplendore

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