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Italian Peach Cakes

Italian Peach CakeItalian Peach Cakes are light and sweet desserts reserved for special occasions. They present beautifully and are fairly easy to bake and construct, if you have the right tools. The cake and custard are simple and flavored with Peach Brandy.

Our Fante’s recipe was developed by Jeanne Fante. In this post, we included a different method of decorating that involves a little less work and a little more liqueur! “Decorating” the peach cakes is done with Alkermes liqueur, granulated sugar and a peach leaf. You, too, can make beautiful and delicious peach cakes to impress guests at your next special event!

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Zenker Creative Adjustable Baking Pan

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Zenker Creative Adjustable Baking Pan

A creative trio of options: Biscotti, Quiches, Tarts and more… This German-made adjustable baking pan by Zenker provides a range of possibilities, so why settle for just one option, when you can serve up a trio!

I came across this pan last year, and knew it was an item that we needed to add to our bakeware selection here at Fante’s. Always looking for interesting desserts and entrees to make for family gatherings and weekday meals, this pan provides an uncomplicated, yet create way to bake. My kitchen is by no means large, so an item that offers multiple uses is essential for me.

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Vanessa’s New York Style Vanilla Chai Cheesecake

Staff Baker Vanessa BurrellYou’ll love the way the clove flavor in the crust accents the warm spices of Fante’s Natural Chai Extract, in this fluffy cheesecake.

For an added kick, our Nielsen Massey Mexican Vanilla pairs really well with the other flavors.

This recipe is one I’ve had for awhile and I adapted it to incorporate the Chai Extract and Clove. I use the 9″ tin Kaiser springform pan; it’s an excellent heat conductor, so it heats quickly without giving the top of my cheesecake time to brown.

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