Pitte of San Martino or Susamelle Calabresi (Italia)
(This recipe by NUXIA)
500 g of all - purpose flour
25 g of yeast
150 g of butter
3 tablespoons of liquid chocolate (dark or white)
1 pinch of salt
5 tablespoons water
Zest of one lemon
Dissolve the yeast with a little warm water, put a pinch of salt, a couple of tablespoons of flour and mix well.
Cover and let rise until the dough has reached twice its volume.
Place the dough thus obtained on a plane and add the remaining flour and butter to form a ball of paste.
Cover with a towel for about 20 minutes. Roll out the pasta dough by cutting a one inch thick.
Cut out the oval and place in a baking pan greased with butter and lightly floured.
Bake in preheated oven at 200 ° C, until the "susamelle" will appear lightly browned.
Cover the surface with freshly cooked chocolate icing or white chocolate. Another variant is to dissolve the sugar in a pan with lemon juice, pour the mixture over susamelle placed on a wire rack in white to color, or adding to the mixture of cocoa powder to color of brown. Let cool completely. Before serving.
Recipe of december/12.