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Orange and chocolate ricotta fritters with honey


You'll need

225 gm ricotta, drained 30 gm dark chocolate, finely chopped 50 gm golden caster sugar 30 ml orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau 1 egg and 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 1 tbsp finely grated orange rind 75 gm (½ cup) plain flour 2 tsp baking powder For deep frying: vegetable oil To serve: pure icing sugar To serve: honey

Method

  • 01
  • Combine ricotta, chocolate, sugar, liqueur, egg, egg mixture and orange rind in a bowl and mix until smooth, add flour and baking powder and mix to combine. Cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 02
  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep saucepan or deep-fryer to 180C. Using 2 teaspoons, form ricotta mixture into rough quenelles and drop in batches into hot oil. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until golden and cooked through, remove using a slotted spoon and drain on absorbent paper. Dust heavily with icing sugar and serve hot, drizzled with honey.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

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May 2007

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