Italian Pizzelles

1
Kelly Lamontagne

By
@happyhomemaker

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
30
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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

Step-by-Step

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

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About Italian Pizzelles

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy