Cicerchiata of Abruzzo
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Cicerchiata of Abruzzo, sweet typical of the Abruzzo region for carnival made ​​with Grandmather's recipe
Ricetta: Dessert
Cucina: Italian
The "law" says, for each egg one tablespoon of sugar and a tablespoon of olive oil and 100 g of flour type 00
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 200 g of flour type 00
  • oil for frying
  • 10-12 tablespoons of honey
  • tails dolorate
  • some almonds peeled
  1. In a large bowl , combine sugar, eggs and oil , add the flour and knead until it forms a smooth paste .
  2. Form as many balls as small chickpeas, also a tad bit less when you bake always swell a bit ' .
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan and cook the balls until golden turning occasionally, ( about 5 minutes )
  4. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Meanwhile heat the honey in a pan,it is formed just ' froth , put the little balls and cook 5 - 10minutes in honey ,they should caramelize and absorb the honey.
  6. At this point take the mold that has' decided to use and wet. Put the balls to give the desired shape and make them dry. Sprinkle with colored tails and peeled almonds. Allow to cool and enjoy it
the flour is slightly back with the dose , depending on moisture ' , gfrandezza the egg , then adjust it a bit ' in theory should be 100 g per egg .
Recipe by donna e casa ricette at