Recipe courtesy of Alex Garcia


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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 8 servings
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4 cups all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup whole milk

1 large egg

1 teaspoon aniseed, crushed

3 to 4 cups vegetable oil, for frying

Cinnamon wine sauce:

3/4 cup dry red wine

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Sift together all dry ingredients. Whisk the milk, egg, and anise seed until frothy. Combine flour and milk mixtures to make a dough.
  2. On a floured surface, knead for 5 to 10 minutes. Cut into approximately 30 pieces and shape into balls. Cover with a cloth and let stand for 20 minutes.
  3. In a heavy pan, heat the oil to 350 degrees and fry the bunuelos 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve with Cinnamon Wine Sauce.
  4. Cinnamon wine sauce: Simmer all ingredients, constantly stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Spoon over the bunuelos.