Wholy Living Recipe

From the dessert section, this one looks easy enough…



By Debbie Deitz of Wholy Homemade



¾ C milk                                           ¼ C butter

2 eggs, beaten                                  3 C all-purpose sifted flour, whole grain of course!

1 t baking powder                              1 t salt

fat/oil for frying                                  anise (traditional) or maple syrup


  1. 1.      1. In saucepan, heat milk and butter to boiling, take off heat to allow to cool.

  2. 2.      2. Stir in beaten eggs. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt until well mixed.

  3. 3.      3. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and knead until smooth (2-3 minutes).

  4. 4.     4.  Cut and shape into 20 balls. Allow to rest at least 10 minutes.

  5. 5.      5. Roll each ball into a 4” circle.

  6. 6.      6. Heat frying oil to 375*.Fry a few bunuelos at a time, until golden brown. Drain onto paper toweling.

  7. 7.      7. Drizzle with syrup of choice…serve while warm.



ANISE SYRUP: In saucepan, bring 1 C packed dark brown sugar (or piconcillo), 1 C water, and 1 T anise seed to a full boil. Reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered, 10-15 minutes of until syrup is thickened.

Makes ¾ cup.





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