Bunuelos Dessert From Bolivia
2 teaspoons powder yeast
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon aniseed
¼ cup of pisco
4 cups flour
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup of warm water
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lemon peel grind
Put the warm water in a bowl, 1 teaspoon of sugar and the yeast in
it, let it be stand there for 15 minutes. Meanwhile soak the aniseed
in the cup of water. Mix the flour, with the cinnamon, add the teaspoon
of grind of lemon peel if you wish, the eggs, pisco, salt and the
sugar. Add the aniseed with the water it’s in, the yeast and
make a dough that can be kneaded. Let it stay in a warm place, covered
with a kitchen towel to keep it warmer until it doubles in size. Then
make little dough balls with your hands and fry them in very hot oil.
Let them cool and they can be served with syrup, or with honey, or
with melted chocolate. Even covered with confectioner’s sugar
they are delicious.
Ideal with the coffee after dinner!
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