Zeppole are the irresistible deep fried pastry from Sicily which are surprisingly easy and satisfying to make at home.
Infact, with a good Italian zeppole recipe you'll soon be sinking your teeth into the crunchy outer and soft fluffy interior of these unforgettable treats and be transported away to the idyllic Italian island with the sea lapping at your toes.
With 19 March and the Feast of Saint Joseph day fast approaching in Italy, it's also the perfect excuse to learn how to make zeppole, as they are traditionally enjoyed on this day.
The ingredients are simply eggs, butter, sugar, lemon peel, water, flour, fine salt and vegetable oil for frying. For a decadent finish try filling them with a delicious rich custard centre and a cherry on top.
Give it a go, and you'll soon be craving Italian zeppole every day of the week!