March 2010 -

Italian Dessert Recipes

Posted by: Gina  :  Category: Dessert Recipes

Where do we start? There are so many great Italian dessert recipes and finding an authentic dessert recipe has been made much easier with the advent of the internet and people like Mamma sharing her trade secrets with her readers. When adding some of these recipes to Mamma’s website, we never realized how many dessert recipes she has stored in her memory. We have added a few and we are hoping to add many more….Mangiare and please share this site with your loved ones.

Italian Easter Dessert Recipes
Pane di Pasqua is a sweet Easter Bread and with Easter just around the corner we are delighted to highlight this recipe again. It is a bread and also a dessert.

Mustazzoli – Honey Bread

Italian Cookie Recipes

Biscotti Recipes – Crunchy

Keenoweele – Turnovers

Boconotti – Jam filled

Scawaylay – Pastry

Donuts – I know matto, matto what are donuts doing on an Italian Recipe site…Mamma’s friends have been asking for it so she obliged.

Donuts, Glazed

Posted by: Gina  :  Category: Italian Baking


Mamma’s donuts are not a product of her Italian heritage but she has been asked by a number of close friends to reveal her doughnut or donut recipe so here it is. They melt in your mouth and we have never known anyone to eat just one.


3 cups water
2 tbsp yeast
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups butter
3 cups sugar
2 tbsp salt
8-9 cups flour


Mix ingredients in bowl and let rise. Knead and let rise for second time on table. Flatten with hands and cut with donut cutter.

Flour pan and place cut donuts onto pan
Deep fry until golden brown

Dip in Icing sugar and let stand. Let dry then move them onto serving tray.