Bunet di Cuneo

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Yield: Serves 10

Bunet is a baked, chocolate pudding which can be baked in a loaf pan, or custard cups. Smooth and creamy, bunet makes a delicious end to an Italian meal.


  • 1/3 C. (70 g) sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 C. (250 g) sugar
  • 2/3 C. (50 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 C. (100 g) Amaretti cookie crumbs
  • 3 C. (750 ml) milk


  1. Put 1/3 C. sugar in a saucepan over a low heat until the sugar melts and turns to liquid. Stir with a wooden spoon and continue cooking until the whole mixture is a syrup and the color of warm honey. Remove from heat and spoon a small amount into custard cups or the whole amount into a loaf pan. Swirl the cup or pan around to coat all the edges.
  2. Beat together the eggs and 1 C. sugar.
  3. Add the cocoa and Amaretti cookie crumbs. Stir well.
  4. Add the milk, stirring gently but thoroughly.
  5. Pour into loaf pan and set in a larger pan with at least 1 inch/2.5 cm of boiling water.
  6. Bake at 400° F (200° C) for 1 hour.
  7. Cool to room temperature before chilling overnight.
  8. To serve, slide a knife around the outer edges and invert onto a platter. Cut into thick slices and enjoy!

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