|Place of origin||Italy|
|Region or state||Lombardia, Emilia-Romagna|
|Cookbook: Frittelle Media: Frittelle|
Frittelle or fritole are Venetian doughnuts served only during Carnival. Similar to bomboloni, they are round, yeast-risen fried pastries. Frittelle are served in a number of different forms, including Fritelle Veneziane, which are unfilled and have pine nuts and raisins stirred into the dough; as well as several filled varieties. Fillings include pastry cream, zabaione, and occasionally less common fillings such as apple or chocolate custard cream.