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Buñuelos Recipe

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Buñuelos Recipe

The Editors at Food Fanatic
Buñuelos are a classic Mexican dessert served with dipping sauces. Usually honey, but caramel can be pretty special too.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 20 1 Buñuelo
Calories 121.73 kcal


  • 3 All-Purpose Flour sifted twice
  • 1 Baking Powder
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Egg
  • 0.75 Milk
  • 0.5 Butter
  • Oil for frying


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a smaller mixing bowl, combine sugar, eggs, and butter. Beat them together until fluffy, then mix in milk.
  • Add the milk mixture to the flour, stirring in until just combined. If the dough is too dry, you can add a few more drops of milk until you have a cohesive dough.
  • Knead the dough on a board until smooth. Shape into balls (about 20).
  • Cover and let stand for 30 minutes. 
  • Heat oil one-inch deep in large skillet to 360°F. 
  • Roll out each ball on a lightly floured surface, making a thin 6-inch circle (about the size and shape of a tortilla. Fry until golden brown and drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle with sugar-cinnamon topping while warm, and drizzle with honey.


Calories: 121.73kcalCarbohydrates: 14.86gProtein: 2.73gFat: 5.4gSaturated Fat: 2.98gSodium: 120.93mgFiber: 0.45gSugar: 0.45g
Keyword Cinnamon, Deep Fried, Desserts, Fried, Mexican
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