225 gmricotta, drained30 gmdark chocolate, finely chopped 50 gmgolden caster sugar30 mlorange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau1egg and 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten1 tbspfinely grated orange rind75 gm (½ cup) plain flour2 tspbaking powderFor deep frying:vegetable oilTo serve:pure icing sugarTo serve:honey
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.
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.