Chiacchere della Nonna

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

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By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2012

  • About

Nonna Mary, my mother’s mother, was an expert at frying, and it was always a treat for me when she made this fried dough topped with powdered sugar. She called them chiacchere della Nonna, which means “Grandma’s chatter.” They are also sometimes known as frappe. My mother would also occasionally make them, though not often enough. This is an adaptation of her recipe. Although they are at their absolute best when eaten hot, they are also very good at room tempe