Zepoole's are a traditional Italian pastry. They taste great!
Step 1: The Custard
For the custard first take 3 egg yolks and 1/3 cup of sugar and simmer in a sauce pan. Once the mixture gets real thin add the 1/4 cup flour and stir. Add a 1/4 cup milk and then stir constantly till thickens. In another sauce pan add 3/4 cup milk along with seeds from 1/2 vanilla pod and 1/2 lemon zest. Bring to a boil and let cool for 5 min. Now add the milk mixture to the other mixture a little at a time. Still till real thick simmering (10 min) now put in a bowl and set in fridge till cool.
Step 2: Dough
For the dough first place 1 cup of water and 5 T of bitten in a sauce pan and put on medium heat. Once the water begins to simmer and the butter Is melted take off heat and add 1 1/2 cup of flour. Stir till a ball is formed. Return to heat and let sit 5 min to dry the dough. Now let the dough cool. Once cool take the zest of 1 lemon and a pinch of salt and stir in. Beat in three eggs one at a time. Now put mixture in a pastry bag with a star tip pipe circles on 3"X3" parchment paper sheets.
Step 3: Frying
Now heat your oil, place the piped dough, parchment paper and all into your frypan and let fry till golden brown then flip. Remove when both sides are a equal color. Let cool. Put your custard in another piping bag with a star tip. Pipe the custard onto if the fried dough. Add a cherry on top and sift some powder sugar on top. Enjoy!
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