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Ciambelle e San bastiano
Ciambelle e San bastiano (Italian donut-style fritters, flavored with rum, raisins and lemon zest)
Originated from: Lazio, Italy
Occasion: Feast Day of St. Sebastian
Contributed by: Taken from "Libro di Cucina" Italian Wikibooks

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13 eggs
1 kg of sugar
3.2 kg of flour
75 g of yeast
350 ml of olive oil
1 liter of milk
250 g of raisins
grated zest of 2 oranges and 2 lemons
rum and alchermes


The recipe in Wikibooks does not include directions on how to make the sweets. However, this style of sweet resembles an American-style donut, and is generally deep fried.


Photo: Mary Melfi.

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