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The most traditional of the militellesi desserts, whose recipe originates within the walls of the convent of Sant’Agata (for this reason called “della zia monaca” cake), is the cassatellina (cassatiddina), a square basket composted with a dough based on almonds, fruit jam, chocolate, liqueur, cinnamon and cloves, wrapped on the edges with a layer of shortcrust pastry covered with white icing.

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