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Figolli April 18, 2011

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Gourmet Worrier is the best food (and more) blog there is in my modest opinion.  Now the lady behind it had the great idea to create the “World Figolli Day“.  Joining the group was easy….sticking to the promise less so.  With the 3 princesses wanting to participate in everything, cooking with the three of them is not so simple any more.  But over the last couple of days we managed to make the dough and filling and finally compile the figolli, bake them and decorate them.  It’s not a task for the faint hearted.  But with my man’s full support we have just managed to finish all the batch.  For practicality’s sake, this year we stayed with the heart-shaped figolli.  The recipe is from this guy.  I think it’s one of the best recipes around especially the filling goes out till the edges.  Try it …. you might get hooked.

This year's batch

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1. Nanette - April 18, 2011

Claudia I’m so glad you decided to jump on the figolli day bandwagon! If it’s any consolation, it gets easier as the years go by and you and your girls will get more adventurous and daring with your shapes!

Have a wonderful Easter!

sunflower71 - April 19, 2011

Thanks for visiting. I’m sure it will get easier as they grow older…at least that’s what I hope ;-) With regards to the shapes… we’ll see…i’m not that creative….At least it’s not the lambs…that I hate as they never turn out looking as lambs lol

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sunflower71 - April 22, 2011

Thanks for linking to my site! Yours is great!

3. Christie @ Fig & Cherry - April 20, 2011

Absolutely gorgeous! Your piping is so neat, well done!

sunflower71 - April 22, 2011

Thank you for visiting and commenting Christie. I won’t take credit for my piping though…. that’s my husband’s contribution to figolli. We use Dr Oetker’s tubes….

4. Dewi - April 20, 2011

How beautiful! Aren’t you addicted to this delicious treats? I know I am.

sunflower71 - April 22, 2011

Oh yes…we’re all very addicted to them….Tea and figolli are the regular fare at the moment…and any moment of the day is good for them! Good thing that we only do them at Easter time! Thanks for visiting and for commenting. Take care.

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