Definition of panforte in English:


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Pronunciation: /panˈfɔːteɪ
, -ti, panˈforte/


[mass noun]
A hard, spicy Sienese cake containing nuts, candied peel, and honey.
More example sentences
  • Round off this tour with dessert in Siena in the form of a slice of panforte, a hard flatcake of candied fruits and nuts.
  • Fruit, nuts and spice - and all things nice, combine to make this traditional Italian Panforte a sure fire success.
  • This sweet fruit and nut panforte comes from Tuscany and should not be missed!


Italian, from pane 'bread' + forte 'strong'.

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