• 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons white sugar
  • 2eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).


  • Step 2

    In a medium saucepan, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Stir in the eggs, ricotta cheese and vanilla. Mix gently over low heat until combined. Batter will be sticky.

  • Step 3

    Drop by tablespoons into the hot oil a few at a time. Zeppole will turn over by themselves. Fry until golden brown, about 3 or 4 minutes. Drain in a paper sack and dust with confectioners’ sugar. Serve warm.

  • Editor's Note

    We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

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