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Crescentine Fritte

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

Crescentine are fried rectangles of dough that are popular in Bologna. They are often topped with cheese and prosciutto

 1 kg flour type 0
 1 tbsp dry yeast
 1 tbsp sunflour oil
 1 tbsp wine vinegar
 2 tbsp salt
 1 cup sparkling water
 2.50 cups whole milk
 1 kg lard or peanut oil

Sift the flour into a small volcano shape. In the center pour yeast, salt, oil, vinegar, milk and water


Knead the mixture until dough is smooth


Shape dough into small balls about 2.5 oz each ( 70 gr.). Allow to rest for about one hour


After it has risen, roll the balls with a rolling pin 3-4 mm high (1/8 of an inch).


Cut in squares or rectangles and fry the pieces a few at a time in lard or peanut oil.Drain on paper towel.


Serve hot, accompanied with cold cuts and cheeses.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4