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Buñuelos Colombianos (Colombian Buñuelos)

Erica Dinho
5 from 92 votes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 servings


  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • ¾ cup cornstarch
  • ¼ cup yucca flour or tapioca starch
  • 1 cup finely grated feta cheese
  • ½ cup finely grated Queso fresco or fresh farmer cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  • Place all the ingredients, except the oil in a medium bowl and mix well using your hands until soft dough is obtained.
  • Form small balls using your hands.
  • In a deep pot, heat the vegetable oil to 300°F (Warm, not very hot). Carefully drop the balls in the warm oil. Cover the pot and after about 3 to 4 minutes, turn the heat up and fry until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oil and drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Serve.
Keyword colombian christmas food, navidad
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