Italian Waffle Biscuits (Pizzelles)

Italian Waffle Biscuits (Pizzelles)


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About this recipe: These wafer thin biscuits are baked in a pizzelle iron. The biscuits are made from flour, margarine, eggs, sugar, baking powder and anise extract. They are popular during Christmas, Easter and at weddings.


Makes: 60 pizzelles

  • 450g margarine
  • 12 eggs
  • 600g caster sugar
  • 4 dessertspoons baking powder
  • 875g plain flour
  • 4 tablespoons anise extract

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Mix ingredients in order given. The mixture should have a dropping consistency.
  2. Heat Pizzelle iron. Drop about 1 heaping teaspoon on hot iron, wait approximately 40 seconds.


Anise extract can be purchased online.

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