Colombian Bunuelos

These little sweet snacks are traditionally served on Christmas day in Colombia and all across Central America.

Recipe for 7 people:
  • 1 lb white cheese (Queso Fresco or Queso Seco)
  • 1 1/2 cups corn starch
  • 2 eggs , beaten
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
Grate the cheese very finely.

Mix the cheese with the cornstarch, eggs, brown sugar and salt.

Roll into balls the size of quails eggs and deep fry them at 150 degrees Celsius for 5 minutes. Increase the temperature to 180 degrees Celsius and cook them until they get crispy and a nice golden colour.

Take them out and place them on some kitchen paper.

Gluten free, nut free, vegetarian, suitable for pregnant women.