Italian crostoli pastry
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Serves: 60
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of castor sugar
  • 110 grams plain flour
  • 70 grams of self raising flour
  • 35 grams melted butter
  • 20 ml grappa or a fortified wine (I use an Australian Topaque)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Light oil for frying
  • Powdered sugar (Icing sugar)
  1. Beat the eggs
  2. Add sugar and beat together
  3. Add all other ingredients other than flours (Oil and powdered sugar are not used here either).
  4. Sift flours and fold in until dough forms
  5. Knead into a uniform lump, wrap in plastic and rest for 20 minutes
  6. Roll through pasta machine, cut, twist and cook (refer to youtube below for this instruction)
Recipe by Taste Obsession at