Zeppole di San Giuseppe Recipe (St. Joseph’s Day Traditional Italian Pastries)


Simple ingredients form this traditional confection enjoyed for generations. Here's to the Feast of St. Joseph.

By: Christina’s Cucina

Ingredients

Ingredients for pastry

  • (4 oz) 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of sugar
  • (8 oz) 1 cup water
  • (5 oz) 1 cup flour
  • 4 eggs at room temperature

Filling

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup (200 ml) milk at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp (5 oz) sugar
  • 2 ¼ tbsp potato starch
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • powdered sugar to sprinkle
  • Fabbri cherries (optional) use an organic maraschino or omit
  • Click here for Christina’s complete zeppole recipe.

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