Barkman Honey

Strufoli Italian Honey Balls


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon rind
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups clover honey
  • Frying oil
  • Colored nonpareils “confetti candy”



Make a well in flour, add eggs and egg yolk, vegetable shortening, sugar, salt and lemon rind.

Knead well until soft.

Roll into pencil-size strings and cut into 1/4″ pieces.

Heat oil to 350 degrees; when a piece of dough is dropped into the oil it should come to the top.

Fry in small batches until golden-brown. Drain on brown paper.

Heat honey to soften.

Mix the fried balls with the softened honey.

Mound on serving dish and sprinkle with confetti candy.

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