Frittelle di San Giuseppe

frittelle san giuseppe

Frittelle di San Giuseppe


The fried rice pancakes of St. Joseph are some sweets prepared in Umbria and Tuscany, Father’s Day.
their origin is very ancient and dates back at late Middle Ages. Originating in Tuscany and Umbria, with time have become a real tradition in Italy. Realize them is easy: just follow some simple steps and add some personal touches.

Frittelle di San Giuseppe Recipe


Rice: 250 g
Milk: 1 liter
00 flour: 150 g
Eggs: 3
Butter: 70 grams
Rhum: 2 tablespoons
Sugar: 70 grams
grated rind of an orange:
Bicarbonate: 1 tablespoon
Powdered sugar: to taste
Oil for frying: as needed
Salt: to taste


Break the eggs and separate the yolks from the whites, whip the egg whites until they reach a soft foamy consistency.

In a saucepan, boil the milk with a pinch of salt, add the rice and make sure that absorbs a portion of the milk. Then add the butter and sugar and cook over medium heat stirring constantly until the milk has not been fully absorbed by the rice.

Let cool and add the egg yolks, liquor, 100 grams of flour, orange zest and baking soda. Mix well, stir in the egg whites into the mixture and continue to mix until stiff. Shape into balls, flour and fry in hot oil.

Let dry pancakes on paper towels, then transfer them to a serving dish and sprinkle with powdered sugar. To make them even more delicious, we recommend that you accompany them with a tablespoon of honey will be super!

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