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Sfincione Sicilian Pizza Recipe 🍕

Sfincione is a typical pizza from Sicily topped with anchovies, cheese and breadcrumbs!

This recipe from Great Italian Chefs showcases the beauty and simplicity of this classic Sicilian pizza! 


For the dough:

  • 20g of yeast
  • 500ml of warm water
  • 500g of soft wheat flour
  • 500g of durum wheat flour
  • 25g of salt
  • 50g of extra virgin olive oil


  • 1.5kg tomato pulp, made of crushed tomatoes (including skins, seeds and flesh). You can use crushed tinned tomatoes instead if preferred
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3 sprigs of basil
  • 9g of salt
  • 9g of sugar
  • olive oil

Sfincione topping:

  • 30g of anchovies
  • 1.5l passata
  • 250g of Caciocavallo cheese, fresh, grated
  • 100g of aged Ragusano cheese, grated
  • 30g of breadcrumbs
  • 50g of extra virgin
  • olive oil
  • oregano, as needed


  • Recipe and photos by (GTI)

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