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Baked carnival fritters

Preparazione 30 min
Cottura 10 min
Tempo totale 40 min
Porzioni 6 servings

Ingredienti
  

For the gluten free "red" fritters

  • 200 g flour rice
  • 30 g brown sugar
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 egg organic
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 orange juice and zest

For the cocoa fritters

  • 175 g flour whole wheat
  • 35 g brown sugar
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 egg organic
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 orange juice and zest

For finishing

  • q.s. brown sugar icing
  • 50 ml liqueur Alchermes
  • 25 ml water

Istruzioni
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Put the dry ingredients for the "red" fritters on a board to form a pile. Separately, mix the egg with oil, orange juice and zest then pour in the middle of the pile. Knead until you have a smooth dough and set aside.
  • Form a pile with the dry ingredients for the cocoa fritters; again, mix the egg with oil, orange juice and zest then pour in the middle of the pile and knead until you have a smooth dough.
  • Line two baking trays with parchment paper. Form 1-inch balls out from the cocoa and white dough and line them on the trays.
  • Bake the fritters for 10 minutes, then allow them to cool down.
  • Mix water and Alchermes and use this mixture to brush the white fritters. Sprinkle with brown icing sugar and serve.

Note

The "castagnole" fritters keep well at room temperature in an airtight container up to 6 days.