11 Reviews

Just left seaside heights, nj yesterday and had a hankering for some MORE zeppoles! I came across your recipe when I read "jersey girl" and thought I'd give it a try. It was very good. The only thing I'd change is, you don't have to 'activate' instant yeast in water before you use it - so you can skip that step with instant yeast. Just throw it in with the flour/salt, mix, add water and watch it rise. Also, use room temperature eggs so your batter will rise easier/faster. I hope that helps. Thanks for your recipe! Philly girl ;)

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mollie1983 April 06, 2015

I tried making these for the first time today and the zeppoles turned out delicious!! My whole family loved them :)

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nelyakhryukin April 19, 2012

These are awesome -- light and fluffy. My daughter and I had zeppoles at Olive Garden. They do not compare to these. I rolled them in con. sugar and then dipped them in raspberry sauce -- YUM!! The batter is very loose. I wasn't sure what to expect when I made them because I had never made them before. I am so glad I tried this recipe. I'll be making these again.

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skiingpeaches July 28, 2009

Thank you Kiss--My--Tiara! Great recipe! Haven't had a zeppole since we left NY 12 years ago! These are definately as good as the NY pizzaria's! The second time I made this recipe, I doubled the second rise time and made the zeppoles smaller. What a treat!

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drusso39 September 01, 2008

I love this recipe!!! It reminds me of home on the Jersey shore...if you didn't do anything all summer you ahd to go to the board walk in my home town and hit the zeppoles stand and get a bag...I first made these when I was living down in Florida and every summer I wanted Zeppoles but had no place to get them at...finding this recipe was all i needed to remind me of home..now i can't stop making them.

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devindev80 August 28, 2007

These are wonderful, my mother who is Italian, makes them every year at Christmas time. She adds a little vanilla and Anise flavoring to the dough (delish). Thanks for posting this great recipe.

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Take a Letter Maria February 22, 2007

I'd never tried zeppoles or seen them made before. These zeppoles were delicious. What a great little treat, they were light and fluffy, quick and very easy to make and they puffed up crispy and golden in about 3 minutes. The icing sugar added the perfect amount of sweetness. I will certainly be making these again.

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Baby Kato February 21, 2007

Love these!!!They tasted like the ones that are served in carnivals and street feast in NYC Thank You!!

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Annette1 July 20, 2005

While these were not bad, they were not quite what I expected. Maybe I did something wrong (though I followed the instruction exactly), but they were not as light and fluffy (or sweet) as described. They were rather easy to make, though.

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ThespiSis August 27, 2004

These were just delicious! It reminded me of a pastry that I had when I was in Italy...light and puffy and oh so good. Watch carefully, as these brown very fast...thank you Kiss~My~Tiara for such a yummy treat! my family enjoyed these very much, I will make them again soon...Kitten:)

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Kittencal@recipezazz August 08, 2004
Bethany's Jerseygirl Zeppoles