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Bunuelos Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Victoria Kimpe
Added: Saturday, January 3, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour, sifted twice
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup butter or margarine
oil for frying

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt.In a small bowl, beat one tbsp sugar, eggs and butter. Stir in milk. Add milk mixture to flour. If dough is too dry, add a few more drops of milk. Knead dough until it is very smooth. Shape into 20 balls. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes.Heat oil one-inch deep in large skillet to 360 F.Roll each ball out on a lightly-floured board into very thin six-inch circle. Fry bu˝uelos until golden brown, turning once. Drain on absorbent towels. Sprinkle with sugar-cinnamon topping while warm, or drizzle with one of the following syrups. These can be frozen. Wrap separately in freezer bags. Defrost and place in a 350 degree oven for a few minutes to crip.

Cinnamon-Sugar Mixture: Combine 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon with 1/3 cup sugar. Sprinkle mixture over hot Bunuelos.

Brown Sugar Syrup: In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups packed dark brown sugar; 1 cup water; 2 tablespoons light corn syrup and 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Drizzle over hot Bunuelos and sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.

 

 

 

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