pignolata messinese sweet recipe

Published in Sicily Recipes

Sicilian dessert from Messina


500 gr. farina, 2 cucchiai di burro, 4 tuorli d'uovo, 3 chucchiai di zucchero, 1 limone, 150 gr. di cioccolato fondente, miele, pizzico di sale.

making it

Impastare la farina con il burro, un pizzico di sale, le uova, lo zucchero, la scorza di limone grattuggiata. Appena il composto sarà omogeneo, lasciarlo riposare per mezz'ora coperto. Con la pasta formare dei bastonicini e quindi dei piccoli dadini di circa 1 cm., arrotondarli con le mani e adagiarli in una teglia imburrata e cuocere in forno a 180° per dieci minuti (oppure friggerli nell'olio e poi scolarli su carta assorbente). Sciogliere lo zucchero fondente a bagnomaia con tre cucchiai di limone ed intingervi metà delle palline e mescolate delicatamente. Fare sciogliere il cioccolato versare sul'altra metà della pignolata Disporre in un piatto di dolci a forma di monticello

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