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Struffoli (soft honey balls) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Marie Smith
Added: Saturday, November 10, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 eggs
1 c. sugar
4 1/2 c. flour
2 tsp. vanilla ext.
1 gallon vegetable oil for deep frying
2 c. honey
non-pareils sprinkles

Directions:
Directions:
Combine eggs and sugar, add vanilla and dry ingredients until well blended. Let rest for 10 minutes out on the counter top. Meanwhile flour a clean surface for rolling and heat oil. Roll out the dough into long ropes. Cut into bite size pieces and deep fry until golden. In another pot heat honey and little by little toss to coat all the balls. On a serving platter mound the honey balls into a mountain and sprinkle with the non-pareils.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These honey balls are a little softer because of the baking powder. The typical Sicilian honey balls are harder and called Pignolata. Buon Natale

 

 

 

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