Desserts from Italy - Veneto
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recipe of a typical trick of Carnival, here in Veneto the call damselfish. They are fried pastries and often do so with the pancakes. The damselfish have a more consistent dough, are more friable, are drier and also the taste is different.
In a bowl mixes the flour, sugar, salt, grated lemon peel and baking powder.
Pour this mix of ingredients on a board or in the vessel of the planetary,
if you work the dough on a work surface and form a fountain at the center put the butter into small pieces, lightly stir eggs with a fork, rum or brandy and vanilla flavoring.
Knead it all as a pastry forms a dough on a work surface and leave, covered, for about 15-20 minutes.
Divide the dough into 5 pieces, and working them a little to make them smoother and helping with a little flour the form of rolls of about 1.5 cm. in diameter
Ricavane many pieces about 1.5 cm. long (as you do to make dumplings), and a slightly a ball to each piece.
Fry in oil at 160 ° continuously turning them. Make it cool and dry on paper towels. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving