Perfect Pizzelles

Perfect Pizzelles


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About this recipe: A classic Italian biscuit made with the aid of a pizzelle iron. They are light, crisp and full of buttery goodness. Serve them for dessert, afternoon tea, elevenses or general snacking.

Tiffany R. Coffman

Serves: 6 

  • 6 eggs
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 225g unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 440g plain flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with an electric mixer until light. Add the sugar, butter, lemon zest and vanilla, mix well. Stir in the flour and baking powder.
  2. Heat pizzelle iron. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls onto the centre of the patterns, close the lid and cook for about 30 seconds. Test the cooking time on the first one, because temperatures may vary. Remove biscuits carefully from the iron and cool on wire racks.

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