Recipe of Perfect Struffoli for Lunch Recipe
Hello everybody, hope you are having an incredible day today. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make a distinctive dish, struffoli. One of my favorites. For mine, I’m gonna make it a little bit tasty. This will be really delicious.
Struffoli is one of the most well liked of current trending foods in the world. It is simple, it is fast, it tastes delicious. It is appreciated by millions every day. Struffoli is something which I’ve loved my whole life. They’re fine and they look wonderful.
To begin with this recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have struffoli using 14 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.
The ingredients needed to make Struffoli:
- Make ready 341 g Unbleached All Purpose Flour,
- Get 3/4 TSP Baking Powder,
- Make ready Pinch Sea Salt,
- Prepare 80 g Unsalted Butter,
- Get Fresh Orange Zest, 1 Orange
- Make ready 17 g Demerara Sugar,
- Make ready 16 g Light Muscovado Sugar,
- Prepare 3 TBSP Cointreau,
- Take 3 Eggs,
- Take Canola / Peanut / Vegetable Oil, For Frying
- Take 200 g Pure Honey,
- Make ready 1 Handful Almond Flakes,
- Take Sprinkles, For Garnishing
- Take Maraschino Cherries, For Garnishing
Instructions to make Struffoli:
- In a large bowl, add flour, baking powder and salt. - - Stir to combine well. - - Melt butter in a sauce pot. - - After melting, weigh again. If the weight is lesser than 80g, add some canola or peanut oil.
- Infuse the melted butter with orange zest. - - Set aside to cool down slightly. - - Add the butter mixture into the flour mixture. - - Add in sugar and Cointreau.
- Stir to combine well with a fork. - - It should resemble wet sand consistency. - - Add in eggs, combining 1 at a time. - - Use a spatula to combine well. - - Once it comes together into a dough, knead lightly inside the bowl to pick up all the nooks and crannies.
- Form into a ball. - - Cover with a damp lint-free towel. - - Set aside to rest for 30 mins.
- Pinch a small dough and roll it into a long log with a small diameter of about 1/4 inch. - - Slice into 1/4 inch pieces. - - Roll each piece into small balls and set aside.
- Repeat the process for the remaining dough. - - Cover all the dough with damp lint-free towels to prevent from drying out. - - In a dutch oven over medium heat, add about 2 inches of oil. - - You can check the temperature of the oil by inserting a wooden chopstick into the oil. If bubbles start forming around the chopstick, the oil is ready for frying.
- Gently drop the dough balls into the oil. - - Using a spatula or a chopstick to gently move the dough balls around. This is to prevent them from sticking to one another. - - Do not crowd the dutch oven. Fry in small batches.
- Fry until golden brown on all sides. - - Remove the dough balls using a spider. - - Set aside on a plate lined with kitchen paper to drain off excess oil. - - Repeat the process for the remaining dough balls.
- Set aside to cool down slightly for about an hour. - - In a sauce pot over medium heat, add honey. - - Once bubbles start to form around the edges and the honey becomes runny water-like, add in the fried dough balls.
- Using a spatula, mix to coat the dough balls well with the hot honey. - - Add in almond flakes and mix to combine well. - - Once almost all the honey has evaporated, remove the mixture onto a cake stand or a serving plate.
- Using a spatula to shape into a wreath shape. It should be sticky enuff to hold it's shape. - - Careful as it is still extremely hot. - - Scatter some more almond flakes and sprinkles over the top. - - Garnish with some cherries. - - Set aside for at least 2 hrs before serving.
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