italian pizzelles

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Kelly Lamontagne
from Newington, CT

The flavor options are almost endless when making pizzelles from scratch.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 30
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For italian pizzelles

  • 1 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    anise extract
  • powdered sugar
  • LEMON PIZZELLES:
  • 2 tsp
    lemon extract, in place of vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest, grated, in place of anise extract
  • CHOCOLATE PIZZELLES:
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • NUT PIZZELLES:
  • 1 1/2 c
    nuts, ground or finely chopped
  • MAPLE PIZZELLES:
  • 3 tsp
    pure maple syrup, in place of vanilla & anise extract
  • LIQUEUR PIZZELLES:
  • 2 tsp
    favorite liqueur, in place of vanilla & anise

How To Make italian pizzelles

  • 1
    In a bowl, sift together flour and baking powder.
  • 2
    In electric mixer, beat together eggs and sugar, add the melted butter, vanilla and anise extract.
  • 3
    Add the flour mixture and beat until smooth.
  • 4
    Preheat your pizzelle iron according to manufacturer directions and lightly spray the pizzelle grids with non-stick spray or lightly brush with vegetable oil.
  • 5
    Drop batter by rounded tablespoonful onto center of each preheated grid. This amount can vary according to the size of your pizzelle maker.
  • 6
    Close lid and bake approximately 40-50 seconds, depending on your preference for browning and/or the consistency of your batter.
  • 7
    Be sure to lay hot pizzelle's in single layer to cool completely.
  • 8
    Once cooled dust with powdered sugar. May be stored stacked in an airtight bag.

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