Recipe courtesy of Egidiana Maccioni

Cenci (Fried Dough Bows with Confectioner's Sugar)

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

12 ounces flour

1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract

3 egg yolks

1 1/2 ounces butter

2 tablespoons anise flavored liqueur

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon lemon zest

1 ounce milk

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a food processor. Roll thin with a rolling pin into a rectangle 8-inches long. Cut into strips approximately 1-inch by 8-inches. Twist the pieces softly and tie into a loose bow. Deep fry in oil until golden. Remove from the oil and sprinkle heavily with confectioner's sugar.

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