Cinnamon Sugar Bunuelos

Cinnamon Sugar Bunuelos

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  • 4 Tbsp. butter, cut into pieces

  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar

  • ¼ tsp. salt

  • 1 cup flour

  • 4 eggs

  • grated zest of 1 orange

  • vegetable oil

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon


In a mdium saucepan, combine 1 cup water, the butter, brown sugar and salt over medium0high heat until it just begins to boil. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the flour until incorporated; remove from heat. Stir for one minute, then beat in the eggs, 1 at a time, until dough is glossy and smooth. Stir in orange zest. Fill a large saucepan with enough oil to reach a depth of 1 inch; heat until 350 degrees. Working in batches of 100 drop by rounded teaspoonfuls of the dough and cook, turning, until golden, about 5 minutes. Transfer to paper towel and let drain. In a brown paper bag, combine the sugar and cinnamon. Working in 4-5 batches, add the fritters and shake to coat.


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