Dolci umbri natalizi

Learn how to make dolci umbri natalizi, a traditional Italian dessert that brings back fond memories of childhood. This sweet treat has a rich history and global influence, making it a perfect holiday dessert.

I am excited to share with you my recipe for dolci umbri natalizi, a traditional Italian dessert that brings back fond memories of my childhood. This sweet treat is perfect for the holiday season and is sure to impress your guests.

Growing up, the aroma of dolci umbri natalizi always filled my home during the holidays. This dessert holds a special place in my heart and is a reminder of the warmth and love of my family.

Dolci umbri natalizi has a rich history and has influenced many other desserts around the world. Its unique blend of flavors and textures has been adapted and reinvented in different cultures, making it a truly global dessert.

My mother used to make a variant of this dessert with hazelnuts, which was always a hit with my family. It’s a simple twist that adds a delicious nutty flavor to the dessert.

Although this dessert may seem easy to make, the real secret lies in the careful selection and handling of the ingredients. The quality of the final product heavily depends on the love and attention we dedicate to each step of the recipe.

Dificoltà Moderate
Tempo di cottura Preparation time: 30 minutes. Cooking time: 40 minutes.
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  • 300g flour
  • 150g sugar
  • 150g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 100g raisins
  • 100g candied orange peel
  • 100g walnuts


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
  • Add the butter and eggs and mix until a dough forms.
  • Stir in the raisins, candied orange peel, and walnuts.
  • Form the dough into small balls and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until golden brown.


Serve dolci umbri natalizi with a cup of espresso or a glass of sweet wine. It’s also delicious with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of powdered sugar.


For a nuttier flavor, try using hazelnuts instead of walnuts. You can also add a splash of rum or brandy to the dough for an extra kick.

I hope you enjoy making and sharing this delicious dessert with your loved ones. Buon appetito!