Tonight’s dessert was made by Tim. This is a recipe that he learned at summer camp while he was assisting in a cooking class. These are Mexican fritters and quite tasty.

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Ingredients – Bunuelos

  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 and 1/8 c. milk (3 oz)
  • 1/8 c. melted butter

Ingredients – Topping

  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 1 T plus 1 t. cinnamon

Whisk together first 4 ingredients in large bowl. Beat together egg and milk in small bowl, stir into flour mixture, add butter and mix well.

Knead on floured surface until smooth. Divide into 9-12 pieces, shape into balls and cover with cloth. Let rest 20 minutes then roll into 4 inch rounds.

Heat 2 inches of oil in deep skillet over medium high heat. Fry until puffed and golden.

Drain on paper towel. Roll in cinnamon sugar.