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Cicerchiata Recipe


  • Servings: 6
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A typical Marche Carnival sweet.


  • 140 g of flour
  • 100 g of honey
  • 45 g of sugar
  • 40 g of flaked almonds
  • 5 g of seed oil (and other oil for frying)
  • 1 egg
  • Grated orange peel
  • Grated lemon peel
  • Coloured sprinkles to taste


Put 15 g sugar, 6 g seed oil, 1 egg, grated orange peel and grated lemon peel into a bowl.
Stir and gradually add 140 g of flour.
Knead and then roll out the dough to a thickness of about 5 mm.

Cut the dough into strips and roll them up.
Cut the strips into small pieces.
Fry the cicerchiata.

Melt 100 g of honey with 30 g of sugar in a saucepan.
Add the cicerchiata and 40 g of almonds.
Put the cicerchiata on a plate and sprinkle it with coloured sprinkles.