Strufili - Italian Honey Balls Recipe

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Strufili - Italian Honey Balls

Lisa Cancilla

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@lbrbt3

My family gets together every year around Christmas time to make this recipe. It is a labor of love because it takes some time to roll out, cut all the dough and fry it up, but it is well worth it!


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Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1/4 lb
butter, softened
1 3/4 c
sugar
8
eggs, beaten well
2 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
anise extract
8 c
flour, sifted
4 Tbsp
baking powder
pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, vanilla and anise.
2
Combine the sifted flour, baking powder and salt and add slowly to the wet mixture.
3
Form into a dough ball. Roll into 1/2” logs and slice into 3/4” sections.
4
Deep fry. Top with honey and nonpareils or powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Fried, #dough