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


38 Comments:

Cinnamon Girl said...

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

kitchen flavours said...

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

Nitha said...

They look so delicious.. Wonderful clicks too..

Kitchen Flavours said...

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

Guna's kitchen said...

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

Swathi said...

Italian doughnuts looks delicious, i love the orange sugar.

Kairali sisters said...

Delectable donuts Vrinda...

Pari said...

Thanks for sharing these, love the orange sugar.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

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

Angie's Recipes said...

They look so satisfying and delectable!

Hari Chandana said...

Woww. yummy and delicious.. :)

Sharmilee! :) said...

Yummy looking donuts!!!

Sushma Mallya said...

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

kothiyavunu said...

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

SpicyTasty said...

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

kitchen queen said...

very droolworthy and yummilicious.

Suja Sugathan said...

These look great..drool worthy.

Dhivya said...

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?

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

delicious vrinda,fantastic presentation...

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

yummy donuts... love the presentation!

sowmya's creative saga said...

they look so delicious..

Rekha shoban said...

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

srividhya Ravikumar said...

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

Akila said...

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

PranisKitchen said...

another internat recipe so delicious looking dougnuts..really yummy

Vrinda said...

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,....

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Looks amazing.yummy donuts:)

G.Pavani said...

looks delicious n cute

Rumana Rawat said...

Wow!!!! lovely one:)

Suman Singh said...

such cute and delightful dessert..yumm

Shabs.. said...

beautiful looking donuts vrinda...loved it.

steph said...

YUM! I want to try these!

Sara said...

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

k said...

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

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shahana said...

Great recipe! Tempting pictures as always!

Suma Rowjee said...

Orange sugar on doughnuts sounds super duper tempting!!

Dhanya Ganesh said...

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

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