Zuccotto, a traditional semifreddo dessert from the city of Florence

Old-fashioned, elegant, and quintessentially Tuscan, zuccotto is still one of the most beloved sweet treats of our region.

Zuccotto, a traditional semifreddo dessert from the city of Florence, is a showstopper: a sponge cake dome, brushed crimson with a local liqueur, alchermes, and filled with a mixture of ricotta and whipped cream, chocolate, and candied fruits. 

Old-fashioned, elegant, and quintessentially Tuscan, zuccotto is still one of the most beloved sweet treats of …

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