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    Rosquillas (Spanish Doughnuts)

    Rosquillas (Spanish Doughnuts). Photo by Susie T

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    50 mins

    25 mins

    25 mins

    Susie T's Note:

    This is an age old recipe. I usually make these for Christmas time but they can be eaten any time of the year.

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    1. 1
      Heat oil in a deep pan and add rind of 2 lemons.
    2. 2
      Cook until browned.
    3. 3
      Place aniseeds in a small sieve and fry in the same oil.
    4. 4
      Set aside and drain.
    5. 5
      Allow oil to cool.
    6. 6
      Whisk eggs until creamy and fluffy.
    7. 7
      Slowly add sugar, lemon rind and aniseeds, liquor.
    8. 8
      Take four tablespoons of the oil used to fry lemon rind and aniseeds and add to mixture.
    9. 9
      Add flour and baking powder bit by bit, mixing well each time to make a dough.
    10. 10
      Knead dough on a floured surface and make donut shapes by taking a large spoonful of dough and rolling it between hands and joining well to make donut shape.
    11. 11
      Heat the oil again and fry doughnuts until browned.
    12. 12
      Drain and roll in sugar.
    13. 13
      Allow to cool before storing in an airtight container.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 18, 2007


      These tasted SO similar to the ones I get in Spain. The only thing I would alter in this recipe is the amount of flour. I recommend adding flour until the dough becomes matted but not crumbled. And KNEAD, KNEAD, KNEAD until the dough is smooth!

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    • on April 15, 2005


      Those look sooo good, I think I'll use this recipe for my class.

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    Nutritional Facts for Rosquillas (Spanish Doughnuts)

    Serving Size: 1 (1777 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 305.7
    Calories from Fat 14
    Total Fat 1.5 g
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    Cholesterol 42.3 mg
    Sodium 69.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 66.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 27.6 g
    Protein 6.5 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lemons, zest of

    anise-flavored liqueur

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