A Christmas celebration on Columbia would not be complete with the ever-popular buñuelos a crispy delight of fried goodness that speaks to the holiday heart. Following is a basic recipe for you to use as a starting point we suggest that you experiment to come up with your own specialty such as using anise instead of cinnamon. Also try dipping them in honey or maple syrup.Ingredients
- 4 eggs
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 cup vegetable oil for frying (more…)
With the holidays fast approaching you may be on the hunt for a yummy desert to serve for your Christmas meal that has a distinctive Colombian flair to it but balances out any spiciness that might result. If so, we provide the following recipe for a delicious Creamy Caramel Flan that serves ten of your most distinguished guests in cool, creamy yumminess.
Ingredients cup white sugar 1 8-oz package softened cream cheese 5 eggs 1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk 1 12-oz can evaporated milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2.In a small, heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, cook sugar, stirring, until golden. Pour into a 10 inch round baking dish, tilting to coat bottom and sides. Set aside. 3.In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until well incorporated. Beat in condensed and evaporated milk and vanilla until smooth. Pour into caramel coated pan. Line a roasting pan with a damp kitchen towel. Place baking dish on towel, inside roasting pan, and place roasting pan on oven rack. Fill roasting pan with boiling water to reach halfway up the sides of the baking dish. 4.Bake in preheated oven 50 to 60 minutes, until center is just set. Cool one hour on wire rack, then chill in refrigerator 8 hours or overnight. To unmold, run a knife around edges of pan and invert on a rimmed serving platter. 5.Enjoy!