Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wedding Planning in Italy – Part 7 of 9: Cake

Traditional Italian wedding cakes are simple, coated in powdered sugar or fresh fruit and filled with some kind of cream. Typically, you would choose from crostata di frutta (fruit tarte), millefoglie (thousand layers) or pan di spagna (sponge cake). We had millefoglie. It was three tiers of sweet, crispy, flaky pastry dough filled with fresh whipped cream and cream filling …