Sweet Ricotta Fritters with Butter-Rum Caramel Sauce

Sweet Ricotta Fritters with Butter-Rum Caramel Sauce

Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Thursday, 25th July 2013

Sweet Ricotta Fritters (frittelle di ricotta) is a traditional Italian favourite typically prepared for Carnevale. They’re very similar to the French beignets. During Carnevale festivities it would be difficult not to succumb to the temptation to enjoy these sweet fried pastries because not only does every bakery and pastry shop prepare trays upon trays of fritters varying in flavour and textures street vendors prepare them too.

Can you imagine the aroma of sweet fried pastry lingering throughout the air, intoxicating I’m sure? I know I wouldn’t be able to resist, I’d probably want to try each and every last one of them.

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