Italian Ricotta Doughnuts
Italian Ricotta Doughnuts
Fried doughnut made with flour and ricotta cheese
Italian Ricotta Doughnuts
Italian Ricotta Doughnuts
Fried doughnut made with flour and ricotta cheese
Servings Prep Time
40 35minutes
Passive Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
40 35minutes
Passive Time
25minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2cups flour
  • 15oz Whole milk Ricotta
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2cup sugar
  • 2teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1tablespoon Vanilla
  • 1/2teaspoon orange extractoptional
  • 3cups Vegetable Oil for deep frying
Instructions
  1. Cream ricotta with a stand/hand mixer. Add vanilla Add eggs one at a time and combine well after adding each egg.
  2. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix until combined (do not over mix) Let batter stand for 1/2 hour at room temperature
  3. Heat up frying oil in a deep pan (about 2/3rds) the way full to about 365 degrees F (Aprox 6 1/2 cups frying oil). Test with a thermometer and when oil reaches 365 degrees F carefully drop by teaspoonfuls into the oil. Fry 4 at a time. Flip over to cook both sides. Carefully remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel.
  4. Shake or roll in confectionary sugar, cinnamon sugar or eat plain.
Recipe Notes

Keep oil at 365 degrees – if too hot the outside will cook and the inside will be raw
Test one to start and adjust temperature of oil if needed