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Ricotta Donut Holes (Ponchiki)

These homemade ricotta Donut Holes (Ponchiki) are the perfect mini desserts for any occasion! Soft and fluffy donut balls made with ricotta cheese and dusted with powdered sugar - the Ponchiki are indeed a taste of heaven!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 35 donut holes
Author: Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Combine ricotta cheese, eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl.
  • Add the flour mixture into the wet batter and mix until well incorporated.
  • Create about 35-40 mini donut balls.
  • In a large pot, add oil (about 1 ½-inches) and heat until it reaches 360°F.
  • Add in the donut holes a couple at a time and fry until golden on all sides, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove donuts to a paper towel-lined plate while frying the rest of the donut holes.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and serve.