Tuscan bombolini

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Julie

Julie

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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
6 g
Fat
65 g
Carb
78 g
  • 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.
    • 5½ tsp yeast (dry)
    • 1 pinch sugar
    • 300 ml water
    • 400 g 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 g butter
    • 130 g sugar
    • 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 g sugar
    • small bowl

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