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Melanie’s Bollas

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Everybody’s been making koeksisters.
I opted for the easy route and made Bollas instead. The recipe makes 40 bollas.
I made half and covered and refrigerated the rest of the batter for the next day.
I kind of missed the spice found in koeksisters, so in my second batch of batter I just sprinkled in some cinnamon, ginger powder and cardamom powder and gave it a quick mix. Tasted better than the first batch.
I’m going to make them that way in future, and refrigerate longer too.
Second batch also looked more like bollas than fritters 😊 Continue reading