Make Colombian buñuelos Navideños for Christmas! These are a cheese fritter that are delicious with hot chocolate or natilla, or just on their own. Gracias a Cristina por la receta!
|Finely grated salty cheese||1/2 Pound ((2 cups))|
|Cornstarch||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Yuca flour||2 Tablespoon ((tapioca))|
|Milk||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Oil||4 Cup (64 tbs) ((peanut, canola, For deep frying))|
In a large bowl, combine cheese, cornstarch, yucca starch, milk, sugar, eggs, baking powder, salt and mix well to form pliable dough.
Take small portions and shape into 1-1 ½ inch balls.
Heat oil to 325°F/160°C in a deep fryer and fry the dough balls for 10-12 minutes until it turns golden brown or floats to top. Drain excess oil using paper towels.
Serve hot and enjoy!