Bunuelos Navidenos/ Colombian Bunuelos

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May. 08, 2015

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)
Sugar 2 Teaspoon
Eggs 2
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch
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!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 24