Apple Pie Panforte - Holy Cross Monastery
Apple Pie Panforte - Holy Cross Monastery

Apple Pie Panforte

Regular price$15.00

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Panforte are back and baked exclusively at the Hermitage!

This traditional dessert is a rich and chewy spice cake (the name means "strong bread" in Italian). It combines dried fruit and nuts, honey, sugar, oat and almond flours, and spices, all baked slowly to produce a moist, flavorful, delectable cake. It goes well with red wine, sweet wine, coffee, or tea, and makes a tasty snack at any time of day.

We're baking five flavors year-round:

  • Brandied Pear—Pears, walnuts, and dried cherries are soaked in an aromatic pear liqueur for a delectable, boozy treat.
  • Apple Pie—Apples, pecans, raisins, cinnamon, and nutmeg all go into this down home concoction.
  • Fig Walnut—Figs, walnuts, and black currants meld together with a dash of nutmeg and cloves for a hearty cake full of warm, wintertime flavors.
  • Apricot Almond—Candied ginger and lemon zest give a delicious zing to this combination of turkish apricots, almonds, and hazelnuts.
  • Date Pistachio—Deglet noor dates, savory roasted pistachios, golden raisins, cardamom, and orange zest put a Middle Eastern twist on this flavorful cake.

All-natural & gluten free*!

Each cake weighs 8 oz.

*Baked in a facility that processes gluten.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

Get more than one! These are very good.


Absolutely delicious 😋.


One of my favorites!

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