MOIST ITALIAN CAKE
Moist Italian cake, a culinary delight that captivates taste buds with its rich flavors and tender texture. This traditional treat, often infused with a blend of olive oil and citrus essence, showcases the essence of Italian baking.
For the mass:
3 spoonfuls of sugar
100 ml whole milk
8 g yeast (or 100 g sourdough)
300 g flour
1 pinch of salt
For the syrup:
1 liter of water
380 g sugar
280 ml of rum
1. Mix eggs, sugar, milk and yeast in a food processor.
2. Add the flour and continue mixing.
3. Cut the butter (at room temperature) into pieces and add one piece at a time to the dough. When it is completely absorbed, add a pinch of salt.
4. Pour the dough onto a smooth surface and knead with buttered hands, then fold the dough.
5. Move the dough into a buttered pan, then cover with saran wrap or a damp cloth.
6. Let it rest until it doubles in size.
7. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
8. When it is cold, moisten it with the syrup.