Pinza is a traditional bread-like cake that is popular in the Trento region of Italy. It is typically made with a combination of flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and yeast, resulting in a soft and slightly sweet treat. Pinza can be found in various towns and communes in Trento, including Trento itself, Rovereto, and Pergine Valsugana.

In Trento, you can find pinza at local bakeries such as Panificio Bertoldi and Panificio Dolce Vita. These establishments are known for their high-quality baked goods and have been serving the community for many years. In Rovereto, you can visit Panificio Pasticceria De Stefani, a renowned bakery that offers a wide range of traditional Italian pastries, including pinza. Pergine Valsugana is home to Panificio Pasticceria Dal Tio, where you can find freshly baked pinza and other delicious treats.

One popular recipe for pinza involves mixing flour, sugar, eggs, butter, yeast, and a pinch of salt. The dough is then left to rise for a few hours before being shaped into a round loaf and baked until golden brown. Another variation of pinza includes adding raisins and pine nuts to the dough for added flavor and texture.

Pinza has been recognized as a traditional agri-food product (PAT) by the Trentino-Alto Adige region. This recognition ensures that pinza is made using traditional methods and ingredients, preserving its authenticity and cultural significance. The specifications for pinza include using locally sourced ingredients, such as flour from the Trentino region, and following Traditional Recipesss and techniques.

– “Pinza Trentina: la ricetta originale” – Giallo Zafferano (
– “Pinza trentina” – Trentino Marketing (