Picarones

Recipe by Miss Oregon
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Fill water in a large pan with cinnamon, clove, and aniseed. Boil for 10 min, and strain reserving water.
  • Cook sweet potatoes and squash in the reserved water until tender.
  • Remove pan and force through a strainer.
  • Reserve 2 cups of cooking liquid and allow to cool.
  • In a small bowl, combine yeast, sugar and reserved cooking liquid.
  • Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • Place strained sweet potatoes and squash in a large bowl. add salt, yeast mixture and eggs; stir until combined.
  • Fold in flour and continue stirring until soft and smooth and elastic dough is formed.
  • Cover with a damp cloth and leave dough to rise for 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet until hot. Take a small quantity of dough and form a ring.
  • Fry in hot oil until golden on both sides. Repeat until all is used.
  • Drain on paper napkins.
  • Syrup:
  • combine sugar, clove, cinnamon, orange peel, allspice and water in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to boil over low heat until mixture thickens to a syrup.
  • It will take around 20-25 minutes.
Advertisement