Oliebollen (Similar to Beignets)

This recipe is a Dutch tradition at New Years. There are concession stands selling oliebollen year round at markets or other gatherings. Literally the name mean oil balls. The taste is similar to a beignet or yeast doughnut. The prep time includes time for the dough to rise.

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  • Dissolve the yeast cakes (or dry yeast) in lukewarm water, mix all the ingredients into a soft dough.
  • Let sit in a warm place until it rises to about double in size.
  • Use two greased tablespoons to form the ball shape. Drop carefully into deep hot (360º F) fat.
  • Fry until brown (turning if necessary- usually they turn by themselves). This should take 5 - 8 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels for a moment.
  • Sprinkle heavily with powdered sugar and serve hot.
  • This batch serves a large crowd.
  • You can easily cut the recipe in half.
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"This recipe is a Dutch tradition at New Years. There are concession stands selling oliebollen year round at markets or other gatherings. Literally the name mean oil balls. The taste is similar to a beignet or yeast doughnut. The prep time includes time for the dough to rise."
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  1. PanNan
    This recipe is a Dutch tradition at New Years. There are concession stands selling oliebollen year round at markets or other gatherings. Literally the name mean oil balls. The taste is similar to a beignet or yeast doughnut. The prep time includes time for the dough to rise.
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