Fritters with Grappa

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Recipes from an Italian Farmhouse

By Valentina Harris

Published 1995

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To make these fritters you need a piping bag with a wide nozzle. The secret of success is plenty of fat to fry the fritters in. Excellent for an afternoon snack among friends.


  • 200 g (7 oz) flour
  • 60 g (2


Put the flour in a bowl with the sugar and salt, and stir in the white wine, grappa, melted butter and egg yolks, to make a batter. Heat the oil in a deep-fat fryer to 195°C (385°F), so that it is waiting ready.

Whisk the egg whites until stiff and fold these into the batter. Twist the bottom of a piping bag fitted with a wide nozzle (so that the batter doesn't pour straight through) an