Chocolate Gnocchetti

Gnocchetti al Cioccolato

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

This is a holiday preparation in Carnia. It is tasty as a dessert, but really works better as a small plate in the early part of a festive meal. For instructions on making gnocchetti.


  • 1 pound/450 g Gnocchetti (half the recipe)
  • 4 tablespoons/


Make the gnocchetti and set aside. Set a large pot of cold water to boil.

Combine the ricotta, chocolate curls, sultana raisins, and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside in a cool place.

In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Do not let it burn.

When the water is at a full boil, add a pinch of salt. When it returns to a boil, add the gnocchetti. They will rise t