Italian Savoury Tuna Rose Cake with Thermomix

Italian Savoury Tuna Rose Cake with Thermomix

Do you want to make a Italian Savoury Tuna Rose Cake with Thermomix? It is certainly an original variant of the savoury rose cake that will allow you to easily prepare a very good and impressive rustic cake.

Do you know what a rose cake is? is it also prepared in your country? it is a leavened bread dough that is rolled on itself and thus gives the visual effect of a rose. You can stuff it in many ways, according to your tastes. This is the recipe for stuffing it with TUNA.

In this recipe, the strong flavor of tuna meets the delicacy of brioche dough in an embrace of softness and taste.

Tuna never fails in my pantry. It's one of those "evening-saving" ingredients that you take out at the last moment to prepare a mixed salad or pasta, when you come home tired from work or when you haven't done the shopping and your husband tells you he invited "Some friends" to watch the game.

So why not surprise everyone by offering something original and, why not, artistic: a beautiful rose cake.


(8 people)

For the dough

- 150 g whole milk
- 12 g fresh brewer's yeast
- 15 g sugar
- 2 medium eggs
- 450 g very strong white flour
- 5 g salt
- 80 g soft butter

For the filling

- 200 g drained canned tuna
- 130 g unsalted butter
- Oregano to taste
- 50 g cherry tomatoes

Let's cook

Pour 150 g milk, 12 g fresh brewer's yeast, 15 g sugar into the mixing bowl and mix 15 Sec. Speed 3.

Add 2 eggs and mix 10 Sec. Speed 3.

Combine 450 g very strong white flour, 5 g salt and knead 30 Sec. Dough Mode.

Add 80 g soft butter from the hole in the lid, a little at a time. 2 Min. Dough Mode.

Transfer the dough to the work surface, form a ball and let it rise in a bowl protected from drafts until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.

Meanwhile, prepare the filling: put 200 g drained tuna, 130 g butter and oregano in the mixing bowl and mix 10 Sec. Speed 3. Keep aside.

Roll out the dough into a rectangle of about 30 x 40 cm, about ½ cm thick.

Spread with the filling kept aside, avoiding the upper edge which you will wet with a little water to close the roll.

Also add 50 g of cherry tomatoes cut in half.

Gently roll the dough.

Cut 9 slices and place them in the baking tray lined with parchment paper.

Let it rise for another 30 Min. and in the meantime turn on the oven at 160C.

Bake in the oven 40 Min. 160C, checking the cooking with a toothpick.


Remember that leavening times vary according to environmental conditions: put your bowl in the oven off or in the microwave with a pan of boiling water next to it, so you will create a kind of hot-humid leavening chamber and the dough will rise better.

You can leave out the cherry tomatoes or replace them with another variety of tomatoes.

Translated from the Torta di rose salata al tonno
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