Strufoli- Italian Honey BallsFrom greekgirrrl 5 years ago
- 2 1/2 c flour shopping list
- 4 eggs shopping list
- 1 egg yolk shopping list
- 1/4 c shortening shopping list
- 1/2T sugar shopping list
- 1T baking powder shopping list
- dash salt shopping list
- 1/2 t. lemon zest shopping list
- 2 C vegetable oil for frying shopping list
- 1 1/2 C honey shopping list
- 1t orange zest shopping list
- colored non-pareils shopping list
How to make it
- Place flour on board, making a well in the center.
- Place eggs, egg yolk, shortening, sugar, salt and lemon peel into the well.
- Mix well, working the dough with your hands.
- Shape into very small balls, the size of marbles.
- Let the dough balls rest about 15-20 minutes, covered with damp paper towels, while you heat the oil in a deep stock pot.
- Drop the balls, a few at a time into the hot oil (350 degrees) until golden brown.
- They'll float, just turn them around a bit for even browning.
- Melt honey in a saucepan and add orange zest.
- As soon as the balls are fried, take them from the oil directly to the honey pot.
- Let them float around in there for about 30 seconds.
- Lift them out of the honey with a slotted spoon, placing them on a serving platter, piling them into a conical shape.
- Sprinkle with non-pareils while the honey is still warm.
The Cookgreekgirrrl Huntington Village, NY
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Yummy Italian!! Thanks and 55555 FFF group!! :)lanacountry in Macon loved it
Thanks so much for this recipe! I want to make the large "trees" of these for the holiday this year. Your recipe will become a new tradition for our holiday dessert table this year! Thank you!!!annieamie in Los Angeles loved it
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