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Cheese Fritters

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Ingredients
  Eggs 4
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 2 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Ricotta cheese 1 Pound
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a large bowl, beat eggs until fluffy.
Add granulated sugar, vanilla and baking powder; mix well.
Mix in ricotta cheese.
Fold in flour a little at a time.
Cover bowl and let batter stand at room temperature 1 hour.
Pour oil 2 inches deep in a large saucepan or deep-fryer.
Heat oil to 375F (190C) or until a 1-inch cube of bread turns golden brown almost immediately.
Drop batter a few table-spoonfuls at a time into hot oil.
Turn fritters.
When golden on both sides, remove from oil with a slotted spoon.
Drain on paper towels.
Arrange drained fritters on a platter.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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