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Italian Frappe Sweet Fritters

Italian Frappe Sweet Fritters, a delicious fried or baked crunchy pastry, just in time for Carnivale. They are so tasty.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 272kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 1 1/2 cups flour 200 grams
  • 2 tablespoons sugar 30 grams
  • pinch salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 5 grams
  • 1 egg and 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons butter 25 grams
  • Chocolate melted for drizzling
  • powdered sugar for sprinkling


  • In a medium-sized bowl whisk together flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Add to food processor, then add egg and egg yolk and butter, combine till dough comes together.
  • Remove from food processor place on lightly floured flat surface and knead till dough becomes
  • smooth (will not be a sticky dough). Wrap in plastic and let rest 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Remove from fridge and taking 1/4 of the dough at a time roll into a very thin strip, cut into approximately 2-3 inch sizes and fry in a pot of hot vegetable oil (approximately 2 inches of oil, temperature must reach 170° and stay at this temperature, no higher or dough will burn). Fry until golden turning frappe over to while frying. Remove to drain and cool on a plate lined with paper towels. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or drizzle with melted chocolate. Enjoy!


If you prefer yours baked then place the strips on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and bake in a 350F (180C) pre-heated oven for about 8-10 minutes. Let cool then dust with powdered sugar.


Calories: 272kcal