This is my very first entry to this forum; I found this recipe for Zeppole; enjoy!!
Delicious fried cookies made with ricotta cheese. These are also known as
Italian doughnuts. Prep Time: approx. 15 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 25
Minutes. Ready in: approx. 40 Minutes. Makes 35 Zeppole (35 servings).
Printed from Allrecipes, Submitted by Arvilla
2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 pinch salt
1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting
1 Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2 In a medium heatproof bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Stir in the
eggs, ricotta cheese and vanilla. Mix gently over low heat until combined. Batter will be sticky.
3 Drop by tablespoons into the hot oil a few at a time. Zeppole will turn over by themselves.
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Fry until golden brown, about 3 or 4 minutes. Drain in a paper sack and dust with confectioners’
sugar. Serve warm.
We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10%
after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient
density, and the specific type of oil used.