Buñuelos de Rodilla (Mexican Christmas Fritters) Recipe

Buñuelos de Rodilla (Mexican Christmas Fritters) Recipe
15 Ingredients
  • For the Buñuelos:
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon aniseed liqueur (optional)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted twice
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup lard or unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces and chilled
  • 2 large eggs, beaten and at room temperature
  • 8 cups vegetable oil
  • For the Syrup:
  • 1 (4 ounce) cone piloncillo or 1 cup packed dark brown sugar or 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tablespoon aniseeds or 3 star anise pods
Nutrition
492
25% daily value
38 servings
                                       
                                            low-​carb, low-​sodium, low-​sugar
     

Fat

77% 50

Saturated

24% 5

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 35

Polyunsaturated

- 8

Carbs

4% 11

Carbs (net)

- 11

Fiber

1% 0

Sugars

- 4

Sugars, added

- 4

Protein

3% 1

Cholesterol

5% 16

Sodium

4% 95

Calcium

4% 35

Magnesium

1% 3

Potassium

1% 22

Iron

4% 1

Zinc

1% 0

Phosphorus

8% 54

Vitamin A

3% 25

Vitamin C

0% 0

Thiamin (B1)

5% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

4% 0

Niacin (B3)

3% 1

Vitamin B6

1% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

8% 30

Folate (food)

- 4

Folic acid

- 15

Vitamin B12

0% 0

Vitamin D

0% 0

Vitamin E

52% 10

Vitamin K

0% 0
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