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Chocolate Panforte

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Chocolate Panforte


  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
  • Spread the nuts in a shallow baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes, mixing at least once.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 130* C (266* F) Fan.
  • Chop the candied orange and dried figs in to 1x1 cm cubes.
  • In a large bowl, add the cooled nuts, candied orange, figs and spices. Stir until completely combined.
  • Place a saucepan over medium heat. Add the honey and icing sugar.
  • Stir and heat until the mixture is combined and the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Make sure the heat is not turned up high since honey burns easily and also loses its aromas and nutritional values.
  • When ready, remove from heat and add the chopped couverture. Stir until the chocolate melts and is incorporated.
  • Add the chocolate mixture to the bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Line a shallow baking pan with parchment paper. Place a 20 cm round cookie cutter in the pan.
  • Pour the mixture in to the ring and smooth the surface with a spatula.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside to cool completely.
  • Dust with icing sugar and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
14 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
24 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
13 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
10 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
22 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
12 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
12 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
1 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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