• 1 lb white cheese or small curd cottage cheese (quesito)
  • 1 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Grind the cheese. Mix the cheese with the cornstarch, eggs, brown sugar and salt.

Roll into balls the size of golf balls and drop into medium-hot vegetable oil and fry slowly.

After a few minutes increase temperature and fry until they are golden.

Remove and place on absorbent paper.

Makes 15 buñuelos.

NOTE: This recipe is highly dependent on the type of cheese you use. It might be a good idea not to try it if you are not really sure you have the right type of cheese.

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  • Alimento base: Cheese
  • Dificultad: Easy
  • Tiempo preparación: 20 min.
  • Comensales: 15
  • Estacionalidad: All year
  • País: Colombia
  • Comunidad:
  • Típica de: Colombia
  • Provincia:
  • Microondas: No
  • Celiacos: No
  • Afrodisiaca: No
  • Thermomix: No
  • Niños: No
  • Light: No
  • Vegetariana: Yes