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Carnival roses: the quick recipe to prepare them

Carnival roses

If you are looking for very easy but very scenic fried desserts then we suggest you try our Carnival roses, you won't regret it.

Fried desserts are the undisputed symbol of Carnival and this party cannot be said to be such if you don't try your hand at making Carnival roses at least once. We could describe them as rose-shaped chatter which, thanks to frying, take on not only a unique crunchiness , but also a truly spectacular shape.

It is customary to prepare roses with custard but nobody forbids you to change the filling and use, for example, Nutella or a teaspoon of jam. However, the flower-shaped chiacchiere are also good on their own, just decorated with a sprinkling of icing sugar and a few colored tails, just like the traditional recipe. Curious to find out how to prepare one of the most spectacular Carnival sweets ever?

Carnival roses
Carnival roses

How to prepare the carnival roses recipe

  1. Combine the flour, sugar and vanilla extract in a bowl and mix.
  2. Then add the butter cut into pieces, the eggs and the Marsala and mix with your hands until you get a smooth dough.
  3. Wrap it in plastic wrap and let it rest in the refrigerator for an hour .
  4. After the rest time, roll out the dough as thin as possible, also using the pasta machine if necessary.
  5. With three flower-shaped pastry rings of graduated size (one of about 8 cm, one of 6 and one of 4) obtain as many flowers as possible but in such a way as to have the same number of flowers of 8, 6 and 4 cm in diameter.
  6. To create a rose you will have to overlap the 3 figures of different sizes by offsetting the petals, to do this make sure you moisten the center of the two larger flowers with water. After making one, proceed in the same way with the others (you should be able to make at least 8-10 ).
  7. Heat abundant seed oil and start preparing the fried roses one at a time. To obtain the characteristic shape you have to keep them pressed lightly on the bottom of the pan with the back of a ladle. This way they will swell without separating
  8. Gently drain them with a slotted spoon, pass them on absorbent paper and serve them by placing a teaspoon of custard and a candied cherry in the centre.
  9. The final touch that will make your flower frappe beautiful is a sprinkling of icing sugar .

If you are looking for quick Carnival desserts, the recipe for easy and original Carnival roses is perfect. Also try our chiacchiere for a traditional Carnival.

Baked Carnival Roses: the light variant

It is then possible to obtain a slightly lighter version by preparing the rose-shaped Carnival chiacchiere cooked in the oven. Once the three flowers of different sizes have been combined, arrange them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and cook them at 180°C for 12 minutes , just long enough for them to become crispy. As for the fried version, also in this case the addition of the filling is at your discretion.


Like all fried desserts, carnival roses should also be eaten at the moment because they tend to lose their crunchiness with humidity.

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