Rosquillas de Papas

Potato Doughnuts

Preparation info
  • Makes

    18 to 20

    and 18 to 20 doughnut holes
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

To supplement her family’s income, Marita opened a small snack stand on a corner in a modest residential neighborhood in Havana. Over time, she has built up a clientele of regular customers who stop by each day to buy a cafecito or refresco and one of her homemade rosquillas.

These light, crisp doughnuts are leavened with baking powder, baking soda, and eggs. They are often made with mashed white potatoes, but other traditional Cuban root vegetables like yuca, <