Torta di mele, also known as Turta ad pum, is a traditional Italian apple cake that can be found in the Emilia-Romagna region. This delicious dessert is popular in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Parma.

In Bologna, you can find Torta di mele at Pasticceria Gamberini, a renowned pastry shop located in the heart of the city. This historic bakery has been serving traditional Italian pastries since 1907 and is known for its delicious apple cake.

In Modena, Torta di mele can be found at Pasticceria Torino, a family-owned pastry shop that has been operating since 1880. Their apple cake is made with fresh local apples and is a favorite among locals and tourists alike.

Parma is another town where you can find Torta di mele. Pasticceria Torino, a different establishment from the one in Modena, is a popular choice for this traditional dessert. Their apple cake is made with a secret family recipe that has been passed down for generations.

One popular recipe for Torta di mele involves mixing flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and grated lemon zest to create a smooth batter. Thinly sliced apples are then arranged on top of the batter and sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon. The cake is baked until golden and served warm with a dusting of powdered sugar.

Torta di mele has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a prestigious designation given to traditional Italian food products. The specifications for Torta di mele include the use of local apples, traditional baking techniques, and adherence to the Traditional Recipess.

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