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Struffoli - Italian Honey Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Dunkel

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
For the Struffoli:
2 pounds all purpose flour
10 large eggs
2 teaspoons dry yeast
pinch of salt and pepper
72 ounces vegetable oil
32 ounces honey
decorative sprinkles

Directions:
Directions:
Put oil in a deep pot and put aside to fry struffoli later on.

Mix all other ingredients together.

Knead dough until it resembles a dough ball. If dough is too tough add an extra egg. If dough is too soft add a little more flour. DO NOT ADD WATER!

Pinch off the dough and make strings of dough that resemble the size of pens.

Cut into Ĺ inch bite size pieces.

Be sure to flour them so they donít stick together.

Heat the oil until it is very hot. Drop in one handful of struffoli at a time. They will rise to the top of the pot and remove when little brown.

When all the struffoli are fried, take a large frying pan with 6 oz of honey in it. Fold in the fried struffoli and coat them with the honey for approximately 2-3 minutes.

Pour them onto a plate and decorate with sprinkles.

Buon Natale!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 Batches

 

 

 

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