Frutta Martorana Recipe (Easy)

Frutta Martorana is a traditional Sicilian dessert made of modeled and colored almond paste. The recipe for these sweets dates back to the 12th century, and it was invented by the nuns of the Martorana Monastery in Palermo.  According to the legend, nuns prepared these sweets to embellish the monastery for the Pope’s visit, as their garden was fruitless.

The traditional recipe uses honey instead of powdered sugar, but try our simplified version to make this dessert in the comfort of your own home!

Frutta Martorana Recipe
Frutta Martorana Recipe

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