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Easter delicious cake: the Fugassa Veneta (Focaccia or Italian Easter Sweet Bread)

The Fugassa, as it’s called in the Veneto slang, or Focaccia is our own Venetian Easter cake counterpart to Christmastime Panettone, but not as rich, and the Easter sister cakes of the Colomba (Easter Dove), which is served all over Italy.
It’s the symbol of our Pasqua and a food tradition not-to-be-missed on our Easter table.

The ingredients aren’t very rich with eggs, flour, yeast, butter and sugar topped with crunchy sugar pieces and whole or sliced almonds. Although there are little variants in anyone recipe, that little tricks to make it …