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Bread cake

Bread Cake

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Resting Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine Swiss
Servings 1 cake 25 cm


  • 200 g hard bread
  • 5.5 - 7 dl boiling hot milk less with white bread, more with wholemeal bread
  • 60 g amaretti or ladyfingers or other hard biscuits
  • 150 g dried fruit raisins or whatever else you have in the house
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp cassia cinnamon
  • 1 tsp coffee spice
  • 120 g raw sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 60 g nuts chopped
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts whole or cashew nuts chopped
  • Few butter flakes


  • Preheat the oven at 180°C, cover a springform pan of approx. 30 cm with baking paper and butter the rim.
  • Cut the bread and cookies into small pieces and pour the boiling milk over them. Cover and let stand for 20 minutes. Then mix everything well with a fork or whisk.
  • Add dried fruit, eggs, spices, sugar, cocoa powder and nuts and mix everything.
    Brottorte zutaten
  • Pour the dough into the springform pan. Cover with the pine nuts or cashew nuts. Spread butter flakes on top.
    Torta di pane senza sandalo
  • Bake at 180°C for about 50 minutes, then reduce temperature to 150°C and bake for another 20 minutes
    Torta di pane 2 fette


These cake tastes even better on the second day than freshly baked
Keyword bread cake