Orange Pizzelle recipe

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1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 eggs, at room temperature
¾ cup white sugar
½ cup butter, melted
1 tablespoon orange extract
2 teaspoons triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
8 drops yellow food coloring
4 drops red food coloring
2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest

Nutrition Info

103.5 calories
carbohydrate: 13.5 g
cholesterol: 33.4 mg
fat: 4.5 g
fiber: 0.3 g
protein: 1.8 g
saturatedFat: 2.6 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 56.6 mg
sugar: 6.5 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Sift flour and baking powder together in a small bowl.

  2. Beat the eggs in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, adding sugar gradually until mixture thickens. Beat in melted butter gradually until well-blended. Stir in orange extract, triple sec, yellow food coloring, and red food coloring. Carefully stir in sifted flour and baking powder until batter is stiff and smooth. Fold in grated orange zest.

  3. Grease and preheat pizzelle baker according to manufacturer's instructions.

  4. Use a small ice cream scoop or tablespoon cookie scoop to drop batter onto the preheated pizzelle baker. Bake until browned, 30 to 40 seconds. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Recipe Yield

2 dozen

Recipe Note

A thin and crispy Italian wafer flavored with orange zest. Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without orange pizzelle! I own a Villaware® Prima Pizzelle Baker. It makes 2 pizzelle at a time. Store in an airtight container.

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