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Italian Pastries

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18 Traditional & Popular Italian Desserts with Recipes You Will Love

If you're excited to bring richness and indulgence by the spoonful into your home kitchen, these traditional and popular Italian dessert recipes are sure to wow your friends, family, and dinner party guests. Dazzling food

Authentic Italian Sfogliatelle traditional European sweet baking pastry recipe

400 · Authentic Italian Sfogliatelle traditional European sweet baking pastry recipe

14 ingredients

Produce
  • 50 g Candied orange peel
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg, large
Condiments
  • 25 g Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 150 g Butter or lard, unsalted
  • 1 pinch Cinnamon
  • 1 Confectioner's sugar
  • 500 g Flour
  • 2 pinch Salt
  • 150 g Semolina flour
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 100 g White sugar
Dairy
  • 500 g Ricotta
  • 450 ml Whole milk
Liquids
  • 175 ml Water
These yummy Italian Ricotta Muffins are fluffy on the inside, flavorful and so delicious. They're easy to make and perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

These yummy Italian Ricotta Muffins are fluffy on the inside, flavorful and so delicious. They're easy to make and perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

Traditional snack from Puglia! Pasticciotto (Italian Cream Filled Pastry) is also served for breakfast or dessert — anytime you are craving for something creamy and sweet! Recipe | Italian | dessert | snack | Puglia | Lecce | foodandjourneys.net #italianrecipes #authenticitalian #italianfood #dessert #pie #tart #baking

Traditional snack from Puglia! Pasticciotto (Italian Cream Filled Pastry) is also served for breakfast or dessert — anytime you are craving for something creamy and sweet! Recipe | Italian | dessert | snack | Puglia | Lecce | foodandjourneys.net #italianrecipes #authenticitalian #italianfood #dessert #pie #tart #baking

St. Josephs Day Pastries or Zeppole are delicious cream-filled Italian pastries from Southern Italy. Filled with delicious, delicate and velvety cream they are perfect for any holiday including Easter, Christmas and for no special occasion at all.

1 · 60 minutes · St. Joseph’s Pastries or Zeppole di San Giusepper are traditional cream filled pastries from Campagna region.

14 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Candied cherries
Refrigerated
  • 6 Egg yolks
  • 5 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup Corn starch
  • 200 g Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Canvas pastry bag
Dairy
  • 175 g Butter
  • 2 2/3 cup Whole milk
Liquids
  • 285 ml Water
Other
  • Large Star Tip
Genovesi Pastry-Sicilian Dessert from Erice 1

54 · 48 minutes · Genovesi Pastry-Sicilian Dessert from Erice- They are hill-shaped sweets made of a thin shortcrust pastry filled with custard and dusted with icing sugar. They are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.

11 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Lemon, zest
Refrigerated
  • 7 Egg yolk
Condiments
  • 100 g Butter or margarine
Baking & Spices
  • 1 cup 125 g flour 00
  • 2 1/2 g Baking powder
  • 45 g Corn starch
  • 1 Scraped vanilla bean
  • 125 g Semolina flour
  • 225 g Sugar
Dairy
  • 500 ml Whole milk
Liquids
  • 1/4 cup Water
Sfinci (or Sfingi) |light, hollow, fried pastry topped with sugar and cinnamon

What is it? A light, hollow, fried pastry topped with sugar and cinnamon.Sfinci may look like zeppole, but they're actually less doughnut-ey in texture, with a crunchier, more fried exterior. Recipe here.

These Italian cream puffs with a rich custard filling are a classic Italian dessert. They are traditionally eaten on St. Joseph's Day, but I say indulge in them year-round!

These Italian cream puffs with a rich custard filling are a classic Italian dessert. They are traditionally eaten on St. Joseph's Day, but I say indulge in them year-round!

13 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 6 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 3/4 cups Ap flour, unbleached
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 3/8 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 9 1/2 tbsp Butter
  • 3 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 3 cups Whole milk
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1 tbsp Rum
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
Authentic Sfogliatelle RECIPE {Italian Lobster Tail Pastry}

6 · Authentic Sfogliatelle RECIPE {Italian Lobster Tail Pastry}

15 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/4 cup Candied orange peel
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 3 1/2 cup Bread flour
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 6 oz Cooking lard
  • 1 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Semolina flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 2 oz Butter
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1 lb Ricotta cheese, full fat
Liquids
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Water, orange blossom