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sweet potato doughnuts "bonuelos"

★★★★☆ 3
a recipe by
Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero
Saipan, MP

A simple yet very tasty recipe for that afternoon snack with hot coffee or chocolate. Great for kids Fall snack.

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These little tasty bites are just perfect for a snack on a fall afternoon or even for a few quick bites on a busy morning. They're moist on the inside with a slight crunch on the outside. Dust them with some powdered sugar and watch 'em disappear!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 3
serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For sweet potato doughnuts "bonuelos"

  • 2 c
    sweet potatoes, boiled & pureed
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 bottle
    cooking oil, for deep frying

How To Make sweet potato doughnuts "bonuelos"

  • 1
    Boil sweet potatoes until soft. Smash or puree in a separate bowl.
  • 2
    Mix sweet potatoes with the sugar and then sift flour in and also your baking powder.
  • 3
    Use your deep fryer or a large deep pot. Heat 1qt. of oil on Medium high to medium heat.
  • 4
    Shape into 1 inch size balls and drop into hot deep fryer. Let cook on all sides until golden brown.
  • 5
    Remove from oil and you're done. Enjoy with your morning coffee if you have leftovers... :-)