400 gr of flour, 3 eggs more two yolks, grated peel of a
lemon, 2 spoons full of sugar, 40 gr. of butter, salt, 300 gr. of
honey, 150 gr of cocozza, colored bonbons of silver, oil to fry, 150
gr of sugar, cedar and peels of candied orange.
Mix the flour with the sugar, the eggs, the butter, the
grated peel of the lemon and a pinch of salt, work well it and leave
to rest it for two hours. Taking one piece of it at a time, form some
sticks of the thickness of middle centimeter that you will cut to
little stock cubes, you will slightly flour and you will fry, few for
time, in abundant hot oil and at moderate heat. When they will be
gilded, lift them and set them on a paper that absorbs the grease.
Make to boil in a wide saucepan the honey and the sugar with 4 spoons
of water. When the syrup will have taken a gilded colour, lowering the
flame to the least, pour the struffoli with a part of the candied
fruits and turn quickly and gently with a wood spoon so that they are
covered of it. Upset them on a dessert plate repairing if necessary
the form with the wet hands of water, and decorate them with the
candied fruit and the bonbons. If you want to
accentuate the taste, add to the ingredients of the dough of flour
also a spoon of pure alcohol.