Frittelle o sgonfietti


There are a traditional sweets of Piacenza, and there are an infinite number of recipes with variations from family to family, they usually prepare for Carnival.
Ingredients: white flour, butter, water, lemon zest, eggs, sugar.
Preparation: boil water with butter and salt, add flour, stir and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and - stirring - let cool. Add a piece of lemon peel, a red egg and mix until it is completely absorbed. Add the light of an egg whites and so on until you have added all four eggs end up with two egg yolks. The compound should appear as an oily cream. Now we need to fry a tablespoon lard, after frying put the pancakes on porous paper and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
History: once sold on market days to the street corners.
Area of production: The entire province of Piacenza.


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