Fried Dumplings

Oliebollen

This is another typical Dutch sweet.

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. of flour
  • ½ oz. of yeast, just under ½ pint of lukewarm milk
  • 2 ozs. of raisins, the same of currants
  • 1 oz. of candied lemon peel
  • 1 chopped apple, the juice of ½ a lemon and a pinch of salt.

Method

Make a stiff dough with the ingredients, mixing in the yeast, previously dissolved in a little warm milk. Work well, shape into a ball, cover and set to rise for 1 hour. Have ready an iron pot with hot oil, drop in 2 teaspoons of the mixture at a time and cook for a few minutes to a light brown. Drain and sprinkle with sugar.

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