Struffoli

Recipe "Struffoli":

StruffoliStruffoli - a traditional NeapolitanChristmas dessert. In its basis - balls of fried dough and honey syrup. In Italy, this dessert is prepared in large quantities and presented as a gift to family and friends.
Now until Christmas, but we are not Italians ;) Therefore, we can prepare this dessert for no reason. Especially since nothing complicated in him.

Approximate cooking time: 50 minutes

Ingredients 6 servings:

450 g flour
4 medium eggs
a pinch of salt
1 tablespoon Sahara
lemon or orange peel to taste
Vegetable oil for frying

For syrup:

Honey 200 g
3 tablespoons Sahara

For decoration:

candied taste
colorful sprinkling of beads

Flour mix with zest, salt and sugar, pour on the work surface slide. We make a recess in the center and trying to drive him eggs.

eggs

Knead the dough is smooth.

Dough

Divide the dough into pieces. From each forming the wiring thickness of about 1.5 cm. Harnesses cut into pieces.

Struffoli

In a deep saucepan or frying pan on the warm upmedium heat oil to 170 degrees temperature. In several batches, fry the dough pieces until golden brown on all sides. Dough pieces in a pan should not be cramped.

fry

Finished balls are passed on to a paper towel to absorb excess fat.

Put on a towel

Prepare the syrup. Honey and sugar are put in a small ladle and put on the stove. On medium heat, stirring occasionally, bring to dissolve the sugar.

Put the balls in syrup and mix.

mix

We shift in a dish or a slide in the form of a ring, alternating chopped candied fruit. Decorate with colored sprinkles.

Give struffoli solidify and serve.

Struffoli

Bon Appetit!

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