Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe - Ferratelle Abruzzesi

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe

Delicious and very good also natural, the ferratelle can also be enriched with jam, raganta, or grape jam, honey, hazelnut cream or chocolate or any other sweet sauce. The traditional recipe for making crispy and thin Ferratelli includes the following ingredients.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: ferratelle, pizzelle
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 137kcal
Author: Nonna Box


  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or sunflower oil
  • 185 gr flour 00 sifted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 1 lemon rind, grated
  • 1 pinch salt
  • cinnamon optional choice


  • In a bowl, add the eggs, the sifted flour with a pinch of salt, the sugar and the aromas
  • By hand with a whisk or an electric mixer, mix the ingredients and add the oil a little at a time. The mixture must appear thick and homogeneous, not too liquid.
  • Let the batter rest for half an hour and then proceed to cooking.
  • Grease the pizzelle iron with a little oil. Tip: check out or best pizzelle maker guide.
  • Heat the iron on the stove and when it is hot, fill it in the center with a spoonful of the dough.
  • Close the dish well and cook the ferratelle for a few minutes, until each side is golden.
  • Remove the desserts thus obtained, which can be tasted as lukewarm natural or enriched with sweet creams or jams.


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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