Zeppole / Italian Doughnuts Dusted with Orange Sugar






Zeppole / Italian donuts

Zeppole is an Italian pastry  also known as Italian Doughnuts. They are deep fried dough usually topped with powdered sugar.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • salt, a pinch
  • 2 tsp white sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar or orange sugar  for dusting
  • oil to fry

Directions

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. To this add beaten eggs, ricotta cheese and vanilla .Mix gently
over low heat until combined. With a tablespoon drop into the hot oil and fry till golden brown. Dust with orange sugar or u can use powdered sogar or cinnamon sugar.

How to make orange sugar

Mix orange zest with white sugar and place it in a brown bag. Put all the donuts in it and shake well till coated. Seve warm.

Recipe adapted from Allrecipes with slight changes


Comments

  1. These are one of my favorite things in the whole world! So scrumptious with the orange dusting!

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  2. Wow,these looks great! A delightful tea-time snack!

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  3. They look so delicious.. Wonderful clicks too..

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  4. Wow....they look extremely yum...love the refreshing new look to u r site....

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  5. Awesome donuts...lukd deliicous and mouthwatering... never tried ... bokmarked it.. will try dis.. thnx 4 sharing..... happy to follow u

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  6. Italian doughnuts looks delicious, i love the orange sugar.

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  7. Thanks for sharing these, love the orange sugar.

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  8. love it...heavenly...gorgeous looking donuts.....do participat ein my ongoing event..looking forward for ut entries

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  9. They look so satisfying and delectable!

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  10. So beautiful esp the 2nd click...very nice recipe to try as well...

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  11. Beautiful clicks dear....Ithu kandittu muzhuvan thinnu theerkan thonunnu.:)

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  12. looks so delicious!!drool worthy!!nice clicks too!!

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  13. very droolworthy and yummilicious.

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  14. These look great..drool worthy.

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  15. Good One Vrinda..Heat it over light heat means..do u keep it on the stove and heat it? Should we mix it till the chese melts?

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  16. delicious vrinda,fantastic presentation...

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  17. wow...donut looks delicious and fantastic presentation dear!

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  18. delicious doughnuts... looks awesome... 1st time to your wonderful space.. do visit my site whenever.. following you..

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  19. first time here and you have a lovely blog.... nice one....

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  20. another internat recipe so delicious looking dougnuts..really yummy

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  21. Dhivya : Yes u hav to put it on stove on low heat. it will mix easily,the mixture should be of a dropping consistency and fry it on low heat otherwise inside will be raw,....

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  22. such cute and delightful dessert..yumm

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  23. beautiful looking donuts vrinda...loved it.

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  24. I love zeppole and I love that they are reknown also outside Italy! Yours look truly fantastic. congrats on the top 9!

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  25. OOOh,Rated # 7 by the food buzz.Congrats.Pinju

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  27. Great recipe! Tempting pictures as always!

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  28. Orange sugar on doughnuts sounds super duper tempting!!

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  29. Looks delicious,recipe looks simple and easy to make.I will try with the egg replacer :).

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