Baci di ricotta (ricotta munchkins)

Ingredientsย 

7 oz (200 g) of ricotta

2 eggs

1/2 cup of flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 Tbsp confectioners sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Oil for frying

Directionsย 

Mix the eggs and ricotta together until they become a smooth mixture.

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Add the rest of the ingredients and mix everything well.

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In a skillet, heat about an inch (2-3 cm) of oil. Once it is warm enough, drop the dough in using a teaspoon.

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Fry them until they turn a light brown.

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Take them out onto a paper towel.

Once they slightly cool off, top of with confectioners sugar.DSC01622

Makes about 30

Thoughts

Baci di ricotta is an Italian pastry, and it means ricotta kisses.

This is the first time I made them, and they were wonderful! Very easy and fast to make as compared to donuts or usual munchkins.

I enjoyed these very much and found them to be unlike anything fried I’ve made before. They were fluffy, light, and didn’t soak up much oil which allowed for the real flavor to come through.

I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts on them. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

23 Comments Add yours

  1. ldiamondwall says:

    These look delicious! I canโ€™t wait to try them ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚ Looking forward to hearing how you like them!

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  2. They look awesome! Great job on those!

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  3. Kendra White says:

    these look sooo good!!!

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    1. Thanks! They are wonderful!

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  4. hcbelaine says:

    These look amazing! Will definately be trying them โค

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    1. Let me know how you like them!

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  5. Jiny says:

    Looking good! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. Book absolutely delicious I’m going to have to make them

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    1. Let me know how you like them!

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  7. They look great! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ We have something very similar in Germany, made with quark instead of ricotta. I’ll have to try these and compare ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    1. Let me know what you think of them ๐Ÿ™‚

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  8. LiftinLuxe says:

    These look amazing! Do you think this recipe would also lend to baking the munchkins instead of frying?

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    1. I don’t think so because the dough is very loose

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      1. LiftinLuxe says:

        Ahh I see! I might try these and play around with them. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. LifeAmazing says:

    These look nice but I especially love your dish.

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  10. Wow they are looking yummy ! Can I use cottage cheese instead of ricotta? In my country , we don’t get ricotta that easily .

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    1. I think if you mix the cottage cheese well so that it becomes smooth, it should work. Let me know how it turns out ๐Ÿ™‚

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