PIZZELLE (made with vegetable oil)

Makes 2-3 dozen depending on the size of the pizzelle maker The vegetable oil will make them thin and crisp.

PIZZELLE (made with vegetable oil)

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  • 1 cup sugar

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 3 eggs, room temperature

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest

  • 1-½ teaspoons extract (lemon, rum, almond, vanilla, or anise)

  • 3-¼ cups all-purpose flour


In a large bowl, beat together the sugar and oil. Add the eggs, salt, zest, and extract. Beat well. Gradually stir in the flour until the mixture is smooth. It will be very soft and sticky. Heat the pizzelle maker according to the manufacturer's instructions. Wet your hands. Take a scoop of dough the size of a walnut and roll between your hands to form a ball. Or you can use a spoon to place the dough on the pizzelle baker. Place the dough on the pizzelle surface.. Close and clamp the lid and cook until golden brown, about 30 seconds. Transfer pizzelles to paper towels to cool. Repeat with remaining dough.


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