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Bunuelos

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Introduction

A Mexican dessert/sweet snack that will leave you hogging the bowl. Incredible easy to make, it is good eaten hot or cold.

A Mexican dessert/sweet snack that will leave you hogging the bowl. Incredible easy to make, it is good eaten hot or cold.

Ingredients

Serves: 0

Metric Cups
  • 1 packet corn tortillas
  • 500 grams icing sugar
  • ground cinnamon (plenty for frying)
  • 1 packet corn tortillas
  • 17⅔ ounces confectioners' sugar
  • ground cinnamon (plenty for frying)

Method

Bunuelos is a community recipe submitted by AbbiED and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cut each tortilla into half then quarters then eighths. ie each tortilla should have 8 pizza shaped triangles.
  • Heat oil and deep fry 4 wegdes at a time till golden brown and crispy. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Per 8 wedges, mix 1/2 cup icing sugar and 1tsp ground cinnamon in the brown freezer bag. While still warm add the wedges and, while holding the bag closed, give it a good shake to cover all the wedges.
  • Tip out into a big bowl or platter. Repeat untill all the wedges are done.
  • Cut each tortilla into half then quarters then eighths. ie each tortilla should have 8 pizza shaped triangles.
  • Heat oil and deep fry 4 wegdes at a time till golden brown and crispy. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Per 8 wedges, mix 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar and 1tsp ground cinnamon in the brown freezer bag. While still warm add the wedges and, while holding the bag closed, give it a good shake to cover all the wedges.
  • Tip out into a big bowl or platter. Repeat untill all the wedges are done.
  • Additional Information

    Be careful not to let the oil get too hot otherwise the wedges will brown too quickly and might burn.

    Be careful not to let the oil get too hot otherwise the wedges will brown too quickly and might burn.

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