Fluffy Ricotta Fritters

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Lynnda Cloutier

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Fluffy little puffs like this are very popular in Italy and found in many guises. They’re deep fried snacks that are part of Italian life and are seen as a real festive treat.Unknown Source

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Ingredients

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    1 cup ricotta cheese
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    2 eggs,room temperature
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    2 tbsp. sugar
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    1 tsp. real vanilla extract
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    3/4 cup flour
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    1 tsp. baking powder
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    1/2 tsp. salt
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    vegetable oil for frying
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    powdered sugar, to serve

How to Make Fluffy Ricotta Fritters

Step-by-Step

  1. Press ricotta through a food mill, potato ricer or a fine mesh strainer into a large bowl. Put the eggs, sugar and vanilla in another bowl and whisk til pale and light. Fold into ricotta.
  2. Sift flour with baking powder and salt into a bowl, then fold it into the cheese and egg mixture.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer to 375. Have a tray lined with paper towels and a slotted spoon or strainer at the ready.
  4. drop level tablespoons of mixture into hot oil in batches of 6. fry for 2 to 3 minutes or til puffed and deep brown all over. You may have to turn them in the oil. Drain and serve at once, dusted with powdered sugar. Serves 4 to 6

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About Fluffy Ricotta Fritters

Course/Dish: Other Desserts



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