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Struffoli (Honey Fritters)

di Academia Barilla

Struffoli (Honey Fritters)
35 minutes


Sweets and Fruit

Ingredients for 4 people

For dough: 4 ¾ cups flour
5 ½ tablespoons butter
½ cup granulated sugar
3 ½ tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
5 eggs
¼ teaspoon powdered anise
For sauce: 1 1/3 cups honey
½ cup granulated sugar
¾ ounce colored sprinkles
½ cup candied orange
½ cup candied yellow pumpkin
¼ teaspoon anise seeds
6 cups peanut oil for frying

Preparation 30 minutes preparation + 5 minutes cooking
1. On a wooden or marble surface, make a well in the flour

2. Place butter in the center, add eggs and the rest of the ingredients

3. Knead all ingredients into a smooth dough

4. Set aside to rest, covered, for 15 minutes at room temperature

5. Roll out dough into little balls and cut into small pieces, about ½ inch

6. Fry in a generous amount of oil

7. Dice orange and pumpkin and place in a pot with granulated sugar

8. Add honey, sprinkles and anise seed

9. Boil for about two minutes

10. Ensure that the consistency of the mixture is foamy and syrupy

11. Step 6 Place fried struffoli in sauce and mix well