sábado, 3 de noviembre de 2012

Fritters - Buñuelos De Viento

The fritters (buñuelos, Spanish: [bu'nwelo]) are a typical dessert of the All Saints' Day. They are dumplings made with flour, butter and eggs which happens to be fried in hot oil. The mass typically has a ball shape.
The fritters can be stuffed sweet cream, chocolate, whipped cream, and so on. They are a dessert pastries displayed in early November, and is traditionally served at celebrations of All Saints.
The origin of this sweet: Sephardi Jews drawn from the tenth century to celebrate Hanukkah fried buns with wheat flour called bimuelos. The introduction of these buns in the celebration of All Saints is a Christian amendment, by the closeness to the Jewish Hanukkah.
The recipe:
- Ingredients: 200 grams of flour, 50 grams of butter, 5 eggs, ½ liter of milk, 1 small glass of water, 1 lemon or orange rind, sugar, a little cinnamon, oil and salt.
- Preparation: Deposited in a saucepan the milk and water, also add lemon/orange peel or lemmon/orange zest and a pinch of salt. Place the saucepan on the fire and when in boil, add the flour all at once and with low heat, stir well around the compound.
Increase heat and continued firing until you see that the mixture is separated from the walls of the bucket. Remove the pan waiting for the dough to warm. Add eggs previously beaten now, little by little, stirring constantly.
Once you obtain a homogeneous mass, with the help of a spoon to form making as fritters and fry them in a pan with plenty of hot oil until they are golden see. Remove the donuts and Toss them on a plate with paper towels to absorb that excess oil.
Now you just have to sprinkle the fritters with a mixture of sugar and cinnamon.
Enjoy it!