How to Prepare Tasty Italian Doughnuts “Zeppole”

Italian Doughnuts “Zeppole”.

Italian Doughnuts “Zeppole” You can cook Italian Doughnuts “Zeppole” using 10 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Italian Doughnuts “Zeppole”

  1. It’s 2 1/2 cups of white Lilly flour (or cake flour).
  2. You need 1/4 cup of sugar.
  3. It’s 2 1/4 tsp of Baking soda.
  4. It’s 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  5. Prepare 2 of large eggs.
  6. Prepare 1/2 cup of ricotta.
  7. It’s 1/4 cup of buttermilk.
  8. You need of Vegetable oil for frying.
  9. It’s 1/4 cup of powdered confectioners sugar.
  10. You need of Optional: honey and figs for garnish.

Italian Doughnuts “Zeppole” instructions

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Mix eggs, ricotta, buttermilk, and vanilla extract in another bowl until just blended..
  3. Combine the wet in the dry ingredients and whisk until smooth. You should have a relatively stiff batter..
  4. Heat about 2 inches of oil in a frying pan to 375°. WARNING: never leave hot oil unattended and wear protective clothing should it splatter on you and burn..
  5. Spoon a dollop of batter into the oil. If it’s hot enough you will see bubbles at the edges start to appear. Begin to fry one of the zeppole as a tester for the temperature of the oil. Once the right temperature is achieved begin to fry the rest of the Zeppoli..
  6. Fry 2-3 minutes on each side and turn when golden brown..
  7. Line a plate with paper towels to remove excess oil from frying..
  8. Dust Zeppole with powdered confectioners sugar using a sieve. Plate with figs and honey. Makes about 10-12 Zeppole..

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