Neapolitan Struffoli

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recipe by Kenwood

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    8hrs 23mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 6 ratings

Struffoli is an Italian dessert made of fried balls of dough about the size of marbles. Crunchy on the outside and light inside, struffoli is served with warm honey.

recipe updated 16 Sep 2021


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    30 g (about 2 ⅛ tablespoons)
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    300 g (about 2 ¼ cups)
  • Egg icon
    4 (about 200 g)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    1 (about 20 g)
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    1 teaspoon (about 4 g)
  • Lemon icon
    ½ (about 29 g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    as needed
  • Honey icon
    125 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Orange icon
    1 (about 200 g)


  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Lightly floured surface

Step preview

  1. Fit midi blade to kCook bowl
  2. Add plain flour, egg, egg yolk, caster sugar, unsalted butter and lemon to the kCook bowl
  3. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  4. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  5. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 12
  6. Transfer content of kCook bowl to lightly floured surface
  7. Roll into balls
  8. Chill overnight in fridge
  9. Add olive oil to a clean frying pan
  10. Heat in frying pan
  11. Transfer dough balls to frying pan bit by bit
  12. Fry each side in frying pan until golden brown
  13. Pat dry with paper towels
  14. Transfer dough balls to serving plate
  15. Get
  16. Add honey to the dough balls
  17. Clean kCook bowl
  18. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  19. Add orange to the kCook bowl
  20. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  21. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  22. Heat with filler cap removed - 1 min, 98°C, speed 3
  23. Drizzle dough balls with content of kCook bowl carefully
  24. Serve
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