Cinnamon and Powdered Sugar Frappe

AuthorAlyssa Saltzman
RatingDifficultyBeginner

A frappe is essentially fried dough, this is sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. This is often eaten around the holidays in Italy.

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time1 hrCook Time15 minsTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients
 ¾ cup flour
 1 tbsp lard
 1 egg
 1 egg yolk
 1 tbsp sugar
 salt
 1 tbsp white wine
 powdered sugar
 cinnamon
 vegetable oil

DIrections
1

Pour flour on your work surface. Make a well in the center.

2

Add to the well the egg, egg yolk, lard, sugar, salt and white wine

3

Mix wet ingredients with a fork, then begin to pull in the flour to make a dough

4

When mixture is thick enough to work with your hands, continue to mix and knead the dough until you have a soft and smooth ball of dough.

5

Let dough rest for 10 minutes

6

With a rolling pin, roll the dough very thin (approx 1/8”)

7

In a small saucepan, heat the oil

8

Cut dough into small strips and shape them into a knot, a rose, or just leave them straight.

9

When the oil is hot, fry the dough pieces, a few at a time until lightly golden. Drain onto paper towels. Continue until all the dough is fried.

10

Transfer pastries to a serving plate

11

Mix together about ¼ cup powdered sugar with about 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl until well combined.(adjust amounts to taste)

12

With a fine sieve, dust the fried dough with the sugar/cinnamon mixture.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 ¾ cup flour
 1 tbsp lard
 1 egg
 1 egg yolk
 1 tbsp sugar
 salt
 1 tbsp white wine
 powdered sugar
 cinnamon
 vegetable oil

Directions

DIrections
1

Pour flour on your work surface. Make a well in the center.

2

Add to the well the egg, egg yolk, lard, sugar, salt and white wine

3

Mix wet ingredients with a fork, then begin to pull in the flour to make a dough

4

When mixture is thick enough to work with your hands, continue to mix and knead the dough until you have a soft and smooth ball of dough.

5

Let dough rest for 10 minutes

6

With a rolling pin, roll the dough very thin (approx 1/8”)

7

In a small saucepan, heat the oil

8

Cut dough into small strips and shape them into a knot, a rose, or just leave them straight.

9

When the oil is hot, fry the dough pieces, a few at a time until lightly golden. Drain onto paper towels. Continue until all the dough is fried.

10

Transfer pastries to a serving plate

11

Mix together about ¼ cup powdered sugar with about 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl until well combined.(adjust amounts to taste)

12

With a fine sieve, dust the fried dough with the sugar/cinnamon mixture.

Cinnamon and Powdered Sugar Frappe