How to prepare the real Italian recipe of “Baked Donuts or Ciambelline with white wine”

If there is one thing that never fails on a Christmas table, and never fails throughout the year too, it is the White Wine Baked Donuts, dipping those wonderful donuts in a glass of red wine or in a sweet wine like a wonderful Passito from Pantelleria, will be just the perfect combination, unstoppable nibbling!


  • 125 grams of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 grams of White wine or Red Wine
  • 450 grams of Sugar
  • 1 kg ½ of Flour
  • 1 grated Lemon
  • pinch of Salt
  • Sugar for coating


1. In a bowl mix well the following ingredients: sugar, oil, wine, then gradually add flour with a pinch of salt and 1 grated lemon, until it all comes together.

2. Transfer to a lightly floured flat surface and knead lightly until the dough becomes smooth, cut off a little piece of dough at a time, roll into a small chubby rope and bring the ends together to form a circle. Dip in sugar and place on greaseproof paper covered, bake for approximately 30 minutes, or until they reach a marvelous golden in color.

Posted by Nicoletta and Tiziana

The Real Italian Food. Buon Appetito!