Frittelle di castagne

David Roccos recipe for crispy fritters made with chestnut flour, served warm and dusted with icing sugar
By David Rocco
Frittelle di castagne
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • extra virgin olive oil, for deep frying
  • 400 g chestnut flour
  • 500 ml water
  • icing sugar, for dusting


1. Heat olive oil in a deep frying pan. In a large mixing bowl add the flour, a pinch of salt and the water. Whisk until you have a smooth and even batter.

2. Drop large spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil a few at a time. Fry, turning as needed, until golden brown and crispy on both sides.

3. Transfer to a plate with an absorbent paper towel to absorb excess oil.

4. Plate the fritters on a serving dish and sprinkle with icing sugar.

Rate This Recipe