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Full fat milk

100 fl oz

Extra virgin olive oil

50 fl oz

Sunflower oil

50 fl oz

Baking powder for desserts

1 unit


3 unit

White sugar

100 oz

Coloured sugared almonds for decoration

40 oz

Type 00 wheat flour

500 oz

Lemon peel

10 oz

Desserts from Italy - Calabria



vegetarian with gluten with eggs with lactose with nuts high in phosphorus with good fats

ready in

1 hour 30 minutes


daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate


The cuzzupa is an Easter cake typical of Calabria. It was a sign of celebration to indicate the end of the Lenten fast.

Cuzzupi step 1

step 1

mix in a bowl eggs, milk, oil, sugar, lemon peel, yeast. Gradually add the flour because it may not serve all.

Cuzzupi step 2

step 2

the dough will be ready when it will be soft but not sticky. At that point you can work it out by giving the shapes you like the most. Usually the initials of the names were used.

Cuzzupi step 3

step 3

brush strokes with milk and egg and sprinkle with colored codette. bake at 180 degrees for about 20 minutes

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