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Struffoli, an Italian Christmas classic

  • For: Kids and up
  • 2 hours
  • Language: English

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C$20 per person9 tickets remaining!

Cooking Class

Struffoli, a classic Christmas Italian dessert from the area of Naples, is made of small balls of sweet dough, deep-fried, then coated in honey, sprinkles, and candied fruit. When still warm and sticky, they are shaped into a pyramid or wreath.  

All skills are welcomed, we will guide you through the steps, and will have fun along the way. 

These are the steps:

  • first, we are going to make the dough;
  • secondly, after the dough has rested in the fridge, we are going to cut small balls of dough;
  • thirdly, we are going to deep-fry the dough balls;
  • lastly, we are going to coat the dough balls in honey, sprinkles, and candied fruit (optional) and arrange them in a pyramid or wreath shape.

  • 400 g all-purpose flour or flour type 00
  • 3 eggs
  • 80 g butter, melted and cooled
  • 40 g granulated or cane sugar
  • 2 Tbsp liquor (limoncello, or anis liqueur, or orange juice)
  • 1 orange, the zest
  • 1 lemon, the zest
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • about 600–700 ml peanut oil (or any other vegetable oil) for frying
  • 250–300 g acacia honey or any light-colored liquid honey
  • sprinkles
  • candied fruits (or candied cherries)
  • shaved almonds (optional)

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