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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

Featured in

May 2007

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