Colombian Bunuelos Recipe

Colombian Bunuelos Recipe

There are endless recipes for making these gluten-free Colombian bunuelos fritter donuts. In other countries like Mexico, they prepare these Bunuelos in different forms, sweet or savory. In Colombia, Bunuelos are traditionally made salty and sometimes glazed with honey or miel de panela as known as Piloncillo syrup making them very rich. 

This classic gluten-free Colombian Bunuelos recipe is very simple to make at home and can be prepared quickly since they areBunuelos no fermentation or proofing required. Traditional Buenuelos dough is made with baking powder instead of yeast for a rapid quick rise during frying. Surprise your family and friends with these delicious authentic Colombian Donuts! These soft and fluffy fried fritters are perfect for the holiday season or all year round.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ground feta cheese or cotija
  • 1 cup corn starch (corn starch)
  • 1 cup cassava starch (tapioca starch)
  • 2 tbsp unsalted soft butter
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix the cornstarch, the cassava starch and the sugar, mix a little by hand.
  2. Add the eggs, salt and baking powder, mix togther with a whisk.
  3. Add the cheese and the softened or melted butter.
  4. Mix well but do not knead or squeeze to much. Add the warm milk little by little.
  5. The dough is perfect when it comes off the container and does not stick to your hands.
  6. Assemble the fritters in a round shape and medium size.
  7. In a pot or skillet over medium high heat, heat the oil. The temperature is correct when a small ball of the dough is introduced into the oil, it remains for a moment at the bottom and then rises to the surface.
  8. Lower the temperature to medium, we do not want the fritters to brown too quickly on the outside and remain raw inside or to burst.
  9. Fry all sides until golden brown in color.
  10. Remove the bunuelos and place on a paper towel to drain the oil.
  11. Serve and Enjoy!
Colombian Bunuelos Donuts

Colombian Bunuelos Recipe

There are endless recipes for making these gluten-free Colombian bunuelos fritter donuts. In other countries like Mexico, they prepare these Bunuelos in different forms, sweet or savory. In Colombia, Bunuelos are traditionally made salty and sometimes glazed with honey or miel de panela as known as Piloncillo syrup making them very rich.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Bread, Gluten Free, Snack
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 people
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups ground feta cheese or cotija
  • 1 cup corn starch corn starch
  • 1 cup cassava starch tapioca starch
  • 2 tbsp unsalted soft butter
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • oil for frying

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, mix the cornstarch, the cassava starch and the sugar, mix a little by hand.
  • Add the eggs, salt and baking powder, mix togther with a whisk.
  • Add the cheese and the softened or melted butter.
  • Mix well but do not knead or squeeze to much. Add the warm milk little by little.
  • The dough is perfect when it comes off the container and does not stick to your hands.
  • Assemble the fritters in a round shape and medium size.
  • In a pot or skillet over medium high heat, heat the oil. The temperature is correct when a small ball of the dough is introduced into the oil, it remains for a moment at the bottom and then rises to the surface.
  • Lower the temperature to medium, we do not want the fritters to brown too quickly on the outside and remain raw inside or to burst.
  • Fry all sides until golden brown in color.
  • Remove the bunuelos and place on a paper towel to drain the oil.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Bunuelos, Colombian Bunuelos, Colombian Donuts, Colombian Fritters, Gluten Free Donuts, Gluten Free Fritters


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