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Sweet Crispy Easter Pasta Nests

Sweet Crispy Easter Pasta Nests

Turn fresh egg pasta into irresistible Sweet Crispy Easter Pasta Nests which are deep fried till golden brown and drizzled with honey and then topped with candy coated chocolate Easter eggs.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 24
Author Marisa


  • 200 grams fresh egg fettuccine or tagliatelle
  • Canola oil for frying
  • 1 cup of warm honey I used organic lemon honey
  • Mini candy coated chocolate Easter eggs I used 3 per pasta nest


  • Have 2 baking sheets nearby.
  • Using 3 strands of pasta at a time, twirl between your index and middle fingers shaping into a nest.
  • Carefully place the pasta nest onto the baking sheet and repeat with the remaining fresh pasta.
  • In a sauce pot, heat about 1 inch of oil to 375 degrees. (use a thermometer)
  • Carefully drop in the pasta nests, frying 3 at a time until they are light golden brown in color.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and place on a tray lined with paper towels to drain.
  • Continue frying the remaining pasta nests.
  • Arrange the fried pasta nests on a serving platter and drizzle them with warm honey.
  • Place 3 candy coated chocolate Easter eggs onto each nest.
  • Keep the pasta nests covered with plastic wrap until ready to serve.