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Calzones Rotos
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Calzones rotos are delicious traditional Chilean angel wings fritters, that are often prepared during the winter.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chilean, Latin American, Vegetarian
Servings: 30 calzones rotos
Author: Sarah-Eden Dadoun
  • cup flour
  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon pisco (rum or vodka)
  • 1 orange zest (or lemon zest)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons warm water
  • Vegetable oil (for frying)
  • Icing sugar (for the decoration)
  1. Mix the icing sugar and flour and sift into the bowl of a stand mixer. Add the salt. Mix.
  2. Start kneading by adding butter, egg, yolks, pisco, zest.
  3. Finally add the water, one spoon at a time until obtaining a firm dough.
  4. With a rolling pin, roll the dough on a lightly floured work surface, to a thickness of about ⅙ inch (5 mm)

  5. Cut the dough into rectangles of about 4 x 2 inches (10 x 5 cm) then using a small knife, split the center of each rectangle and pass one of the two ends of the rectangle inside the slot. Stretch it gently.

  6. In a pot, heat a large volume of oil to 350 F / 175 C.

  7. Fry the calzones rotos for 2 minutes on one side, then 1 minute on other side.
  8. Calzones rotos should be golden.
  9. Place on a large dish lined with paper towel and sprinkle with icing sugar immediately.
  10. Serve hot with tea or hot chocolate.