Struffoli-Honey Balls

1
Millie Terranova

By
@mterranova57

Christmas Holiday Favorite

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 large
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1/2 large
    orange zest
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemonicello, rum or brandy or fresh lemon juice
  • 1 c
    honey
  • 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter, cut into pieces room temperature
  • GLAZE

  • 1 c
    honey
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • TOPPINGS

  • ·
    candy sprinkles
  • ·
    or powder sugar
  • ·
    lemon zest, grated
  • ·
    orange zest, grated
  • OIL FOR FRYING-CANOLA, PEANUT OIL OR VEGETABLE OIL

How to Make Struffoli-Honey Balls

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix all dry ingredients and then add wet ingredients and work it together until you have a smooth dough
  2. Make a ball of the dough Refrig dough ½ hour.
    Will need extra flour for working dough
    Make a ball and cut into four pieces. Roll into ropes, cut and roll into small balls.
  3. Drop into hot oil temperature 350 degrees, I use thermometer.
    Cook until golden brown.
    Drain on paper towels.

    I use Canola Oil, but can use peanut or vegetable oil
  4. Melt honey and sugar until it is thin. Be careful not to over cook. Just melt enough so that it is blended.
    Place drained struffoli in big bowl, pour honey mixture and toss to cover struffoli. Add topping and enjoy.

    Must warn they are very addictive. Enjoy

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About Struffoli-Honey Balls

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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