Lemon Bunuelos

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup lemon juice

1/2 cup whole milk

5 Tbs. STAR Extra Light Olive Oil plus oil for deep-frying

1/4 tsp. salt

1 Tbs. grated lemon peel

1 cup all-purpose flour

4 eggs

Powdered sugar

Directions

  1. In saucepan, bring lemon juice, milk, 5 Tbs. olive oil, salt and lemon peel to a boil.
  2. With wooden spoon, vigorously stir in all the flour until dough forms a ball. Beat in eggs, one at a time, incorporating each completely. Set aside.
  3. Pour olive oil into large skillet to reach depth of 2 inches. Heat to 375 degrees F. Pinch off 1-inch pieces of dough and carefully lower into hot oil using slotted spoon. Fry until deep golden, about 1 minute. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Dust with sugar. Serve hot.

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