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Strufoli Recipe

Italian Christmas Recipe


2-1/2 cups flour

4 large eggs

1 egg yolk

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest

2 cups vegetable oil

1-1/2 cups honey

1 teaspoon grated orange peel


Put flour on a board and make a well in the center.
Add eggs, egg yolk, oil,
sugar, salt, and
lemon peel.
Mix and work dough well. Shape dough into very small balls about
the size of
marbles, and fry in 2 cups of hot oil until golden. Fry only a few at a time.

While dough is
frying, melt honey in saucepan and add orange peel.
When balls are done drop
them in the
honey and orange peel mixture and remove with a strainer spoon.
Pile on a serving
into a conical mound. Cool.
Top with candy sprinkles or powdered sugar or leave
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