Schiacciata with grapes is a sweet bread that the peasants of the past prepared by adding grapes to the “pasta” – the dough of the bread filled with the sweetest grapes and cooking it in the oven after the loaves were cooked.
Schiacciata means “ flattened down “, the term generally refers to flat bread.It was prepared especially during the wine-grape harvest when the grapes , lying on a mat in a dry environment , were preserved for some days.
- 500 gr. Tuscan bread dough with natural yeast with Tuscan wheat flour
- 500 gr. black grapes
- 150 gr. sugar
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Mix the leavened dough with a small part of the grapes and a little oil.
- Knead the dough and make it into a layer and transfer it to a baking pan, decorate with the remaining grapes and let it rest until the dough is leavened again.
- Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 35 minutes to 180 degrees.