Zeapple Recipe

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Zeapple Recipe

Postby Last » 21 Dec 2010, 19:02

Hi Everyone, my family made an Italian treat always at Christmas. They were made with anchovies and some with raisins. They would fry them in oil and they looked like little balls. My mom is having memory issues an can't remember how to make them. Our family comes from Montefusco Italy and I was wondering If anyone had a recipe to offer me. :)
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Re: Zeapple Recipe

Postby eyetalgal » 21 Dec 2010, 19:54

ZEPPOLE WITH ANCHOVY

1 1/2 cups flour
1 package yeast
Pinch salt
3/4 cup water
16 anchovy fillets
6 cups oil

Mix flour, yeast, salt, and water. Let rest in refrigerator.

After dough rests for about 2 hours, divide dough into 16 pieces. Place an anchovy in your palm. Fold dough over and make a ball.

In heavy pot, heat oil. Add to hot oil and cook until golden brown.


there are lots of recipes for this online...just search for zeppole with anchovy
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Re: Zeapple Recipe

Postby choprjohn » 22 Dec 2010, 03:19

In my family we had these at Easter without anchovies. My father made them with potato dough(I think) then fried them in oil & put powdered sugar on them
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Re: Zeapple Recipe

Postby eyetalgal » 22 Dec 2010, 03:48

We had zeppole (no anchovies) for the feast of San Giuseppe in March
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