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Olibollen are traditional dutch food that are eaten around new year's eve. Olibollen mean 'oil balls' and are fried balls prepared with milk, eggs and vanilla along with flour and has apples and raisins in them. raised with yeast, the olibollen are fried and can be sprinkled with sugar and served as snacks.
  Dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Envelope)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Lukewarm milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Lukewarm milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsifted all purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Apples 3 , peeled and diced
  Frying oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Soak together yeast, sugar and the 1/2 cup lukewarm milk for 10 minutes.
Mix this with eggs, remaining milk, vanilla and salt.
Beat in flour slowly.
Add raisins and apple.
Cover bowl and let rise 1 1/2 hours.
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls into hot frying oil.
Turn if necessary; some balls will turn by themselves when cooking.
Remove from oil with a straining spoon.
Sprinkle with fine sugar while still hot.
Delicious hot or cold.
May be served with coffee or hot chocolate.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4156 Calories from Fat 694

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g117.4%

Saturated Fat 20.5 g102.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 468.2 mg156.1%

Sodium 2316.6 mg96.5%

Total Carbohydrates 801 g267.1%

Dietary Fiber 39.1 g156.4%

Sugars 331 g

Protein 94 g187.4%

Vitamin A 23.8% Vitamin C 48.3%

Calcium 85.2% Iron 187.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oliebollen Recipe