Zeppole

Zeppole

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"Delicious fried cookies made with ricotta cheese. These are also known as Italian doughnuts. "

Ingredients

40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 79 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium saucepan, 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. Fry until golden brown, about 3 or 4 minutes. Drain in a paper sack and dust with confectioners' sugar. Serve warm.

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  • 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.
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Thank you for this recipe Arvilla. My 5 kids loved it. I did increase the sugar content for the batter mixture to 1 tablespoon. Made it just that little bit sweeter. Also note that it is REA...

I've never made my own zeppole - but have eaten enough to know which type I like! This recipe hit the nail on the head. Tasted delicious, just like my aunt's!! To spice em up a little bit - we a...

yummy..didnt have ricotti but wanted something fried and bad for you..so used cream cheese instead..still tasted wonderful..definitely a keeper.