Pale degli accademici della crusca, asciutto (sebastiano zech), post 1592, berlingozzo (ciambella da intingere).jpg
Place of originItaly
Region or stateLamporecchio
Main ingredientsFlour, butter, eggs, sugar, milk, anise seeds

The Berlingozzo is a cake from Lamporecchio, in the province of Pistoia, Central Italy.[1] It is a simple ring-shaped cake, flavored with anise, and it has its origins in the time of the Medici.[citation needed] It is a typical Carnival cake, its name appearing to derive from the word Berlingaccio, meaning “Fat Thursday”.[2]

The ingredients are: egg yolks, flour, sugar, grated lemon and / or orange zest, butter and milk.


  1. ^ "Ricetta Berlingozzo". Giornale del cibo (in Italian). Retrieved 2022-06-13.
  2. ^ "Il Berlingozzo toscano". 2015-10-19. Archived from the original on 19 October 2015. Retrieved 2022-06-13.