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Strufoli (Italian Honey Balls) September 18, 2008

Filed under: Italian Recipes,Recipes — Azra @ 5:07 am

2 cups flour
2 eggs
1/4 tsp. salt
2 cups oil (for frying)
1/2 cup Honey
1/2 cup sugar
2 Tbs. pine nuts or slivered almonds
1 Tbs. candy sprinkles

Place 1 cup flour in large bowl.
Add eggs and salt. Mix and knead gently, adding enough flour to make a soft dough.
Divide in half.
Roll each half into 1/4″ strips.
Cut each strip into small (1/4″ to 1/2″) pieces and roll into little balls.

1• Spread on floured board.
2• Heat oil in deep frying pan over medium heat until hot.
3• Fry balls, a few at a time, for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden.
4• Drain.
5• Blend honey and sugar in deep frying pan.
6• Stir constantly over low heat for about 5 minutes or until sugar has dissolved and mixture is smooth.
7• Add fried balls and stir with wooden spoon until coated.
8• Arrange in mound on serving plate and decorate with nuts and sprinkles.
9• Let cool before serving.


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