Fritters Italian Holiday
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:47:03 AM. Recipe ID 7608. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Chanuka fritters
Categories: Italian, Holiday, Desserts
Yield: 1 Servings
2 Yeast,active dry envelopes
1 c -Warm water
2 1/2 c Flour;unbleached up to 3
1 ts -Salt
2 ts Anise seeds
2 tb Olive oil
1 c Raisins;seedless dark
1 c Olive oil;or other for
1 1/2 c Honey
2 tb Lemon juice
Frittelli di Chanuka Dissolve the yeast in 1 cup of warm water.
Combine flour, salt and anise seeds in a bowl. Gradually add the
dissolved yeast and the 2 Tbsp olive oil, mixing until a rather soft
dough is formed. Turn out onto a floured working surface. Knead for
about 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic.
Spread the raisins over the working surface and knead the dough over
them until they have all been incorporated into the dough. Shape into
a ball, cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rise in a warm place
for 1 hour or till doubled in bulk.
With the palms of your hands, flatten down to about 1/2" thickness.
Let rest, uncovered, 15 minutes. With a sharp knife, cut into 36
Heat the oil in a deep saucepan and fry the diamonds a few at a time,
turning, until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to a paper towel
Heat the honey in a saucepan with 2 Tbsp of lemon juice and boil for
just 3 minutes. Arrange frittele on a serving plate and pour the hot
honey over them. YIELDS: 3 dozen
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