Thermomix sweet Casatiello recipe by of 24-03-2016 [Updated on 09-08-2017]
The sweet casatiello, also called Easter pinecone in Caserta, is a very ancient typical sweet from Campania, symbol of Easter together with the most famous Neapolitan Pastiera. Here is the recipe to do it with the thermomix.
How to make a sweet casatiello with the thermomix
If you have decided to use mother yeast, refresh it twice before using it.
If, on the other hand, you want to use brewer's yeast, prepare a biga: put 12 g of yeast, 1 pinch of sugar and 30 ml of water in the jug and mix for 30 sec. at 37 °, vel. 2 Then add 65 g of flour and knead for 1 min. at vel. Ear. Let it rise in the unlit oven for about 1 hour or until doubled.
Put sugar and lemon peel in the jug and chop for 30 sec., Speed. Turbo.
Place the butterfly, pour the eggs and sugar into the jug and whisk for 3 min., Speed 5.
Add the flour and the mother yeast (or the biga) and knead for 2 min., Vel Spiga.
Add soft butter, lard, liqueur and vanilla essence and work for 4 min., Speed. 4.
Pour the mixture into a greased and floured mold, level well and let it rest in the oven for 12-24 hours (the time depends on the strength of the mother yeast) or until it has almost reached the edge of the mold.
Bake in a preheated static oven at 170 ° C and cook for 50-60 minutes (do the toothpick test to check the cooking).
Once out of the oven, prepare the glaze.
Put the sugar in the jug and chop for 30 sec., Turbo.
Add egg white and lemon and work for 30 sec., Speed 6.
Spread the icing on the casatiello, then decorate and cover with the sprinkles.
Let it cool before serving.