Castagnole – Carnival’s Italian sweets

castagnoleCastagnole are fritter sweets very popular in Italy.

Their soft stuffing it’s perfect  to enjoy  the Carnival’s holidays!!





Ingredients (for 30 Castagnole)

1 1/2 cups wheat flour
zest of 1/2 lemon
1/3 stick butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 small eggs
1 vanilla bean
1 1/2 teaspoon backing powder
1 tablespoon anisette

sunflower oil for frying
confectioners’ sugar to taste

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