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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Mexican Buñuelos Recipe

Mexican Buñuelos Recipe
Below is an original recipe for Mexican Buñuelos created by La Palomilla Bed and Breakfast in Mexico City. The recipe is one of twelve, the B&B has whipped up as part of an edible advent calendar for Christmas. Buñuelos are crispy sweet fritters sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. La Palomilla will be preparing a recipe a day starting on December 13th as a 12-days of 'Navidad' countdown!

Mexican Buñuelos Recipe

* Photo by La Palomilla

3 cups all purpose flour
45 g butter
1 ½ tsp baking powder
3 eggs

For the tea:
1 cup hot water (must stay warm)
1 stick of cinnamon
Orange zest of one orange.

Sugar topping:
1 ½ cup sugar
1 TBSP cinnamon

1. Beat by hand: Flour, eggs, baking powder and butter. Start adding the ¨tea¨until you get a sticky texture.
2. Place in a plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
3. Remove from the refrigerator. Extend the batter and cut in 12 pieces.
4. Place 1 lt of cooking oil In a deep pan. Cook buñuelos for 1 minute and a half on each side.
5. Take excess oil off. Once buñuelos are fried and done, sprinkle generously with the sugar and cinnamon mixture.

1 comment:

jopb said...

I have never made a bunuelos , but I think I would enjoy this Mexican food. The recipe does not look too difficult.