Caprese: A Delicious Italian Cake – By Valentina Coppola


Have you ever heard about “Caprese Cake”? Well, it’s really famous all around the world. It’s one of the most appreciated Italian cakes! Invented in Capri Island in the Southern part of Italy, the tasty Caprese has just a few ingredients to be prepared …. The smell of almonds is irresistible!

Its origin is really curious: In 1920, a cook called Carmine Di Fiore was preparing an almond-cake in his cooking-workshop for three criminals who arrived in Capri Island. unfortunately, he made a big mistake! He forgot to put flour inside the mixture, but he didn’t notice that. He put the cake in the oven. The result was fantastic! The cake was soft and perfumed! Simply perfect! The three criminals were totally satisfied. He continued to prepare it: everybody loved the Caprese cake.

Here is the original Italian recipe:

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