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@Macys #RecipeShare Contest and Twitter Party Tonight ~!

SheSpeaks has teamed up with Macy's and their Recipe Share Contest! Share your favorite holiday recipe for a chance to win $1000 and have it featured on Food Republic. You can submit your recipe and vote starting November 1st until November 
30th when the contest ends.


We do have turkey on Thanksgiving just like everyone else but at Christmas time my moms makes a whole different set of holiday dishes. We have tamales, mole con pollo and for dessert we have one of my favorite things, bunuelos. Bunuelos are a very simple, sweet treat that are very similar to the malasadas from Hawaii except that they are stretched out thinner. 

Every year on Christmas Eve my mom makes a huge batch of bunuelos, which we get to enjoy for the next two days. 


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 1.2 cinnamons sticks 
  • Pinch of anise
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying

In a large bowl combine eggs with 1/4 cup sugar, anise and beat until thick. Add the teaspoon of oil and beat a few more minutes. In another bowl prepare the cup of sugar and cinnamon sticks (once you have ground them), this will be for sprinkling over the finished bunuelos. 

Turn dough out onto a floured board and knead thoroughly until dough is smooth. Have a dish of flour handy for helping with consistency of the dough. 

Shape dough into balls about the size of a large meatball. Once you have all your dough balls ready roll each one into a circle about 5 inches in diameter and with a rolling pin stretch them out to desired size trying not to make any holes in the dough. This is for the larger and thinner bunuelo, if you like them smaller and thicker like I do only give them a few rolls with the pin to shape them. Once they are shaped let them pay out on waxed paper for about 10 minutes, if dough is sticky use a bit of flour to keep them manageable. 

Heat oil in a deep fry pan to 350 degrees.  Fry the bunuelos until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Before they cool off all the way sprinkle with sugar/cinnamon mixture. 

These are ready to eat. My mom always makes a seperate batch of the thicker/smaller bunuelos without the cinnamon and sugar. We eat these with jam and sometimes maple syrup.

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1 comment

Mom Fashion World said...

They look delicious. I'm now drooling.

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