Bunuelos with Piloncillo Syrup

LA COCINA MEXICANA DE PILY
12Ingredients
85Minutes
200Calories

Description

Bunuelos are a sweet fried dough that are popular across Central and South America. Make your own at home with this recipe for Bunuelos with Piloncillo Sauce. Piloncillo, or panela, is an unrefined whole cane sugar in solid form typically used as a…

sweetener in Central and Latin America and is sold in Mexican food stores. After making the dough, the bunuelos are stretched into thin circles and fried in hot oil. This recipe includes instructions for making a sweet Piloncillo sauce with cinnamon and orange to drizzle over the finished bunuelos.

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Ingredients

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  • 6 tomatillo (husks, green tomato)
  • anisette (optional)
  • 1 cup water
  • 0.5 kilograms flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon lard (may be substituted with oil)
  • oil (for frying)
  • 454 grams piloncillo (may be substituted with 2 cups dark brown sugar and 2 tbsps. molasses)
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 orange (sliced)
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    Directions

    1. Boil the tomato husks, anisette, and water. Strain the liquid and let it cool.
    2. Separately, mix the flour, baking powder, egg, lard, and tomato husk liquid. The result should be a soft batter. Add more water if needed.
    3. Place on a flat surface and knead until it doesn’t stick.
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    200Calories
    Sodium1% DV20mg
    Fat3% DV2g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs15% DV44g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories200Calories from Fat20
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat2g3%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium20mg1%
    Potassium75mg2%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat20
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate44g15%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars23g46%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium2%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.