Italian-Style Sufganiyot (Frittelle di Ricotta)
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Prep time: 1 hour 10 mins
Total time: 1 hour 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pound ricotta cheese
  • 1 Cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • vegetable oil; for frying
Instructions
  1. Beat eggs in large bowl until fluffy. Add 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla and mix well. Add ricotta and blend.
  2. Combine flour and baking powder and fold into egg mixture a little at a time.
  3. Cover bowl with towel and let batter rest 1 hour at room temperature.
  4. In deep fryer or saucepan, heat about 2 cups oil over medium heat and drop a few tablespoons batter into hot oil.
  5. When fritters turn golden, 3 to 4 minutes, transfer to plate and blot excess oil off with paper towel. Repeat with remaining batter.
  6. Roll fritters in remaining 1 cup sugar and serve hot or cold.
Calories: 63 Fat: 3g Fiber: 0.01 g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 22mg
Notes
This is one of the oldest known recipes for cheesecake, and forms the foundation for future recipes we all know and love today.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Recipes at https://www.epicurus.com/food/recipes/italian-style-sufganiyot-frittelle-di-ricotta/3084/