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Type 00 wheat flour

1000 oz


3 unit

Egg, yolk

3 unit

White sugar

6 spoons


100 oz

Extra virgin olive oil

3 spoons

Baking powder for desserts

20 oz

Grated lemon peel

1 spoon

Grated orange peel

1 spoon

Sunflower oil, for frying

1 fl oz


1200 oz


10 oz

Coloured sugared almonds for decoration

100 oz

Candied cherries

50 oz

Candied fruits

50 oz


200 oz

Bitter cacao

50 oz

Desserts from Italy



vegetarian with gluten with eggs with lactose with nuts high in iron high in potassium high in magnesium

ready in

2 hours


daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate


A typical Christmas recipe of the Neapolitan tradition

Struffoli step 1

step 1

On a pastry board, pour the sifted flour with the baking powder, pour in the eggs, sugar, butter melt and cool fate, olive oil and citrus peel.

Struffoli step 2

step 2

Knead well and created a compound that is smooth, homogeneous and smooth.

Struffoli step 3

step 3

Now create many strips and cut struffoli (I recommend small, as lieviteranno and doubled in volume during cooking).

Struffoli step 4

step 4

In a pot or pan with very high edges, make good heat a liter of seed oil and fry the struffoli little at a time, turning often, in order to avoid foaming.

Struffoli step 5

step 5

When they are golden brown drain on absorbent paper and let cool.

Struffoli step 6

step 6

Now divide them into two equal portions, then garnish with two different tastes.

Struffoli step 7

step 7

To garnish the classic struffoli take 100 g almonds, coarsely chop and fry with a small butter nocina.

Struffoli step 8

step 8

Just browned add 600 g of honey and heat it over low heat.

Struffoli step 9

step 9

When it will be nice to loose pour half of struffoli and stir well. Place them in the dishes or trays and garnish with colored devils, preserved cherries and cedar slices.

Struffoli step 10

step 10

For struffoli chocolate the process is the same or fry the almonds in butter, but add not only honey but also cocoa and stir thoroughly.

Struffoli step 11

step 11

Finally garnish like those classics.

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