READY IN: 1hr 4mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

This recipe is posted by request.

Top Review by Rachel C

My Dutch hubby was chuffed to bits with this, as he hasn't had oliebolle since being in the UK. Have just finished cooking a batch (split in two - one traditional and one with added mixed spice) and have consumed a fair few myself. The rest will be left for New Year's Eve as is traditional. Many thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put flour in a bowl with the salt and make a well.
  2. Add the yeast, which has been dissolved in a little warm milk.
  3. Add remaining milk, currants and the apples if using.
  4. Beat to smooth and airy, cover and let stand in a warm spot for 1 hour.
  5. Heat oil in a deep pan until very hot and fry the oliebollen quickly-you want them golden and cooked through. Turn half-way through the cooking process.
  6. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  7. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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