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Traditional Desserts of Val d'Aosta
Originated from: Val d'Aosta
Occasion: Any time & special times
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The following list of traditional desserts VALDOSTANA includes names of cookies, cakes, fritters, holiday breads, pastries, pies and tarts in alphabetical order:

o Baba, yeast dough buns [for a variety of recipes from different regions see Italy Revisited/Cakes and Italy Revisited/Pastries]

o Bavarese con la macedonia

o Bigne, buns [for recipes from different regions see Italy Revisited/Pastries]

o Ciambellone

o Coppa dell ape, ice cream flavored with chocolate topping

o Coupe de l'amitie

o Crema di cogne, chocolate custard

o Crema di courmayeur, custard flavored with rum

o Crema di formaggio bianco al mirtilli, cream flavored with cheese and berry jam

o Dolce di mele renete alla valdostana, apple pie made with bread slices

o Fagottini di pasta frolla

o Frittelle, sweet fritters [for a variety of recipes from different regions see Italy Revisited/Fritters]

o Frittelle di mele alla grappa, apple fritters flavored with Grappa

o Mecoulen or Mecoulin, sweet dough buns, often served at Christmas, made with yeast, milk, cream; flavored with lemon zest and raisins [For recipe see Italy Revisited/Pastries]

o Paciocco di mele

o Sorpresa di cioccolate e fragole

o Spiedini di frutta

o Stella Natalizia

o Torcetti

o Torta di riso all antica, rice tart

o Zuppa alle mandorle, pudding using bread and almonds

o Zuppa di arely, pudding with walnuts

o Zuppetta di vino, pudding flavored with wine



The list of desserts, which includes a number of traditional breads, pizzas and savory unsweetened pies, was compiled from a variety of sources, including Wikipedia. Part of "Cucina valdostana." Additions and/or corrections are welcomed.

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