St. Joseph's Day Zeppole Recipe

The traditional dessert on St. Joseph's Day is Zeppole. Zeppole is a kind of pastry ravioli that is filled with vanilla pudding, whipped cream, or sweet cheese.

1 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1 Tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup flour
4 eggs
1 tsp lemon peel
1 tsp orange peel

Mix together water, butter, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil in a pot. Sift in the flour until thoroughly mixed. Now mix in eggs, lemon and orange peel.

Grease a cookie sheet and drop dough on in dollops. Cook at 450F for about 20 minutes until golden. Cool and then use pastry bag to inject vanilla pudding into its center.

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