Dalmatian Fritters - Fritule



  • 500 g flour
  • 25 g yeast
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 50 g raisins
  • 50 g figs
  • 2 dl milk
  • 0,5 dl brandy
  • 1 spoonful of olive oil
  • 60 g sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • orange or lemon zest
  • confectioner’s sugar for dusting
  • oil for frying



Pour a small amount of lukewarm milk into a bowl, add 1 tablespoon sugar and yeast to melt, and leave in a warm place to rise.

In another bowl stir together sifted flour, whisked eggs, raisins, chopped figs, brandy, olive oil, milk and orange or lemon zest.

Finally, add yeast to the other ingredients and knead dough, leaving it in a warm place to rise for 30 minutes.

Heat oil in a pan until hot. Scoop the dough with a spoon and put into the hot oil, frying the fritule on low heat until the fritule are golden brown on both sides.

Place the fried fritule in a serving bowl, dust with confectioners’ sugar and serve warm.