Torta rustica alla Fontina DOP – Rustic cake with DOP Fontina

Rustic cake with DOP Fontina – Cooperativa Produttori Latte e Fontina


  • 300 g flour
  • 200 g of butter
  • salt
  • 300 g of Fontina cheese
  • Three eggs
  • One glass of cream
  • pepper

How to make Rustic cake with DOP Fontina

Prepare a shortcrust pastry with flour, butter, salt, and water. Roll out two leaves not too thin, and with one of the lines, a buttered mold.
In the meantime, prepare the filling: cut the Fontina into small pieces, add the three beaten eggs, a glass of cream, and a pepper pinch.
Stuff the pastry sheet with this filling and cover with the second sheet.
Bake in a moderate oven for about an hour, cool, and serve.

Regional Recipe from Aosta Valley

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