Tuesday, December 22, 2009

La Cuñada Pilar's Christmas Buñelos

Buñuelos are a Christmas time must. These round cheese fritter balls are well worth a try. Here is the recipe.

Ingredients:

1 1/4 cup cheese (queso fresco or requesón) -- you can find it in the Mexican cheese section at Wal-Mart
1 1/4 cup corn starch
1/2 cup sugar
8 teaspoons baking powder
8 teaspoons tapioca starch (almidon de yucca)
3 eggs
Add no more than a 1/4 cup of water only if necessary

Steps:

#1 Mix dry ingredients.
#2 Add wet ingredients.
#3 Mix.
#4 Make balls (about golf ball size) and drop into hot oil.
#5 Take out when golden brown and place on a paper towel.
#6 EAT!!!!!!

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