Tuscan bombolini

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
400 g flour
7½ g yeast (dry)
330 g sugar (divided)
300 ml water
50 g butter
lemon (zest)
475 ml vegetable oil
flour for work surface
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • fine grater
  • plate
  • paper towels
  • small saucepan
  • small bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
913
Protein
6g
Fat
65g
Carb
78g

Step 1/5

Dissolve yeast and part of sugar in lukewarm water and then add mixture to a standing mixer with flour. Beat until a smooth, even dough forms. Cover and let rise in a warm place for approx. 15 – 20 min. until dough has doubled in volume.
  •  tsp yeast (dry)
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 300 ml water
  • 400 flour
  • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Dissolve yeast and part of sugar in lukewarm water and then add mixture to a standing mixer with flour. Beat until a smooth, even dough forms. Cover and let rise in a warm place for approx. 15 – 20 min. until dough has doubled in volume.

Step 2/5

Next, add butter, rest of the sugar, and lemon zest to standing mixer. Beat until an elastic dough forms.
  • 50 butter
  • 130 sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • fine grater

Next, add butter, rest of the sugar, and lemon zest to standing mixer. Beat until an elastic dough forms.

Step 3/5

Transfer dough to a floured work surface. Now, form the dough into small, golf ball-sized rounds. Allow to rise for approx. 25 – 30 min. Then, flatten out dough and with a small cookie cutter, cut out the center of the dough. Allow dough to rise for approx. another 50 – 60 min.
  • flour for work surface

Transfer dough to a floured work surface. Now, form the dough into small, golf ball-sized rounds. Allow to rise for approx. 25 – 30 min. Then, flatten out dough and with a small cookie cutter, cut out the center of the dough. Allow dough to rise for approx. another 50 – 60 min.

Step 4/5

Heat some vegetable oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Fry bombolini in oil for approx. 3 – 4 min. until golden brown. Remove from oil and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • 475 ml vegetable oil
  • plate
  • paper towels
  • small saucepan

Heat some vegetable oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Fry bombolini in oil for approx. 3 – 4 min. until golden brown. Remove from oil and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.

Step 5/5

Pour sugar into a small bowl. Roll bombolini in sugar and transfer to a plate for serving. Enjoy!
  • 200 sugar
  • small bowl

Pour sugar into a small bowl. Roll bombolini in sugar and transfer to a plate for serving. Enjoy!