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Looking for Panforte in NYC or surrounding area

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for an italian bakery in NYC (or anywhere in the Northeast really) that bakes panforte, a traditional Tuscan italian dessert that resembles a fruitcake:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panforte

I've tried a few bakeries, but everyone seems to import it. Does anyone know of an traditional Italian bakeries here in the city that makes panforte?

Thanks!
Jess

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  1. You can buy the important kind from Dean and Deluca.

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    1. re: mahler5

      Are there ones that are not important?

      1. re: ipsedixit

        imported, not important. So sorry.

    2. Try the bread bakery at eataly, i remember seeing a dessert last winter there made with panforte but i don't recall if it was also for sale retail

      1. BuonItalia in the Chelsea Market
        http://buonitalia.com/

        1. I'm almost positive that Pasticceria Bruno in Staten Island has it (they have a location in Manhattan, too, but I've never been to that one, so I can't comment), give them a call. As long as you're calling bakeries in Staten Island, check with Royal Crown, too.