Clara Corrado's Pizzelles

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 40 pizzelles
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6 large eggs

1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 

1 tablespoon anise extract 

1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

Juice of 1 lemon 

Juice of 1 orange 

1 3/4 cups sugar 

1 tablespoon anise seeds, optional 

4 cups all-purpose flour 


Special equipment:
pizzelle iron
  1. Preheat a pizzelle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, add the eggs, oil, extracts, lemon juice, orange juice, sugar and anise seeds if using. Mix until thoroughly incorporated. Add the flour and mix to make a creamy batter.
  3. When the pizzelle iron is hot, using a teaspoon, add batter to the center of each grid. Close the iron and squeeze until light brown. Once finished, lay on parchment paper to cool. Store in a clean box or tin can.