Torta della Nonna

Torta della Nonna is a traditional Italian dessert made with Italian pastry cream.

Torta della Nonna, which translates to "grandmother's cake" is a traditional Italian dessert made with a shortbread crust and filled with pastry cream.

The crust of this recipe is made with flour, sugar, cold cubed butter, salt, and ice water. Pine nuts are used for topping.

The Italian Pastry Cream filling is made with just egg yolks, milk, sugar, flour, and vanilla.

The crust is made in a food processor using the blade attachment. Chill dough in fridge.

Roll out the dough and place in a greased tart pan. You can also use a regular pie pan.

The filling is a delicious Italian Pastry Cream that can be made ahead of time. Spread over the pastry crust.

Top with the remaining pastry crust and press to seal. Sprinkle on soaked pine nuts.

Bake until the crust is golden and the custard is set. Let cool completely on wire rack.

Remove pan. Dust the top of the cooled Torta della Nonna with powdered sugar, slice and serve!

Torta della Nonna is a classic Italian dessert you don't want to miss! Get the recipe below.