The “Beca” cake

A recipe from the Malga Campei Refuge

Bread cake, a typical food of the past, made with stale bread and local ingredients. A simple recipe for a tasty cake, which speaks of the past and traditions.


  • 10 splits of stale bread
  • 75 ml of milk
  • a glass of corn oil
  • 5 tablespoons of sugar
  • dark chocolate to taste
  • apples or other seasonal fruit to taste
  • a teaspoon of baking soda
  • a sprinkle of cinnamon to taste
  • raisins to taste
  • 2 eggs


  1. Cut the bread into squares and combine all the ingredients in a large bowl
  2. Soften everything with milk. The consistency should be soft
  3. Roll out the dough in a pan, the thickness should be about 2/3 cm
  4. Sprinkle with brown sugar to create a crunchy crust
  5. Bake at 180 degrees for about 45 minutes.

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