Monday, 19 December 2016

Struffoli Recipe


Here are the complete recipe for Struffoli/ Neapolitan fritters with Umbrian honey.


- 500 grams flour

-4 eggs

-2 grams salt

-2 tbsps white sugar

-2 tsps vanilla essence

-1 litre vegetable oil

-500 grams honey

-2 tbsps butter

-Zest of 1 orange and 1 lemon

-Handful of Hundreds and Thousands


-Take four eggs and two tablespoons of white sugar and whisk together until meringue texture.

-Add a pinch of salt, two teaspoons of vanilla essence, two tablespoons of butter and 500g flour.

-Mix all ingredients together thoroughly into a dough then separate into small marble sized dough balls and fry in vegetable oil.

-The dough balls will sink to the bottom of the fryer as they cook, when ready the dough balls will rise to the top.

-Lift out of the fryer and leave for a minimum of 8 hours after cooking.

-Take the honey (should be firm in texture not too runny) and roll the cooked dough balls in the honey to coat them and assemble in a pyramid shape. Add sprinkles and serve.



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