Rosquillas (Spanish Doughnuts)

Recipe by Susie T
READY IN: 50mins




  • Heat oil in a deep pan and add rind of 2 lemons.
  • Cook until browned.
  • Place aniseeds in a small sieve and fry in the same oil.
  • Set aside and drain.
  • Allow oil to cool.
  • Whisk eggs until creamy and fluffy.
  • Slowly add sugar, lemon rind and aniseeds, liquor.
  • Take four tablespoons of the oil used to fry lemon rind and aniseeds and add to mixture.
  • Add flour and baking powder bit by bit, mixing well each time to make a dough.
  • Knead dough on a floured surface and make donut shapes by taking a large spoonful of dough and rolling it between hands and joining well to make donut shape.
  • Heat the oil again and fry doughnuts until browned.
  • Drain and roll in sugar.
  • Allow to cool before storing in an airtight container.