Carnival ear-shaped fried dough

Published originally in lareira.net by Marta on 25/12/2001

How to make, step by step, Carnival ear-shaped fried dough. A typical dessert of Galicia and Carnival.

Ingredients

Servings 10 people


  • 500 g flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g butter melted
  • ½ glass milk
  • 3 egg
  • 1 shot glass anisette
  • lemon extract (some droplets)

Nutrition

Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 3.2mg

Step by step instructions

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and knead until the dough doesn’t stick
  • Put the dough onto a surface lightly floured and knead for some minutes.
  • Let settle for half and hour aprox
  • Spread the dough very thin and cut into pieces the shape and size you wish. Fry in plenty of oil.
  • Drain and sprinkle with sugar.
Orejas de Carnaval
Carnival ear-shaped fried dough

How to make, step by step, Carnival ear-shaped fried dough. A typical dessert of Galicia and Carnival.

Ingredients

Servings 10 people


  • 500 g flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g butter melted
  • ½ glass milk
  • 3 egg
  • 1 shot glass anisette
  • lemon extract (some droplets)

Step by step instructions

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and knead until the dough doesn’t stick
  • Put the dough onto a surface lightly floured and knead for some minutes.
  • Let settle for half and hour aprox
  • Spread the dough very thin and cut into pieces the shape and size you wish. Fry in plenty of oil.
  • Drain and sprinkle with sugar.
Orejas de Carnaval
Nutrition Facts
Carnival ear-shaped fried dough
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 30mg1%
Potassium 113mg3%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.