Calculated Nutrition Benefits
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 0
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0g 0 %
  Saturated Fat 0g 0 %
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0 %
Sodium 581mg 24 %
Potassium 0mg  
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0 %
  Dietary Fiber 0g 0 %
  Sugars 0g  
  Other Carbohydrate 0g  
Protein 0g  
Vitamin A 0 % Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 0 % Iron 0 %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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You will find these at every Italian Festival. Sprinkle them with either cinnamon sugar or with powder sugar for the ultimate treat.




20 minutes


3 T sugar
1 stick butter
1/4 tsp salt
1 C water
1 C all-purpose flour
4 eggs
3/4 tbsp vanilla extract
Olive oil, for frying
1/2 C sugar mixed with 2 T ground cinnamon or 1/2 C powder sugar

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 In a medium saucepan combine the butter, salt, 3 tablespoons of sugar, and water over medium heat.
Step 2 Bring to a boil.
Step 3 Take pan off the heat and stir in the flour.
Step 4 Return pan to the heat and stir continuously until mixture forms a ball, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Step 5 Transfer the flour mixture to a medium bowl.
Step 6 Add vanilla extract.
Step 7 Using an electric hand mixer on low speed, add eggs, 1 at a time, incorporating each egg completely before adding the next.
Step 8 Beat until smooth.
Step 9 Pour enough oil into a large frying pan to reach a depth of two inches.
Step 10 Heat the oil over medium heat until it reaches 375 F (be very careful not to burn yourself (having a deep fry thermomether helps to make sure temperature stays constant.
Step 11 Using a small spoon, carefully drop about a tablespoon of the dough into the hot oil, frying in batches.
Step 12 The zeppole will immediately float to the top and puff up. Turn the zeppole once or twice with a slotted spoon, cooking until golden and puffed up, about 5 minutes.
Step 13 Drain on paper towels. Toss with cinnamon sugar mix or dust with powder sugar.