Hungarian Pizzelle


My Hungarian grandmother makes this thin and delicate version of the traditional pizzelle. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and store in an airtight container.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 mins
Total Time:
21 mins
3 dozen


  • 3 eggs

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup melted butter

  • 1 teaspoon anise extract

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Preheat pizzelle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.

  2. Beat sugar and eggs together in a bowl using an electric mixer. Add butter, anise extract, and vanilla extract; beat until blended. Add flour and baking powder gradually; beat until smooth batter forms.

  3. Drop a spoonful of batter onto the preheated iron. Bake until golden, about 45 seconds. Carefully remove pizzelle and cool on a cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
13g Fat
19g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 3g
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 30mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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