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« on: December 30, 2010 10:58:45 AM »

Traditionally, in the Netherlands we eat 'oliebollen' at new year's eve (and if there are any left, we even eat them for breakfast the next morning  Wink).
The pastry and taste could be compared with doughnuts, but these are filled with raisins and sometimes also with pieces of apple. They are served and eaten dusted with powdered sugar.

This afternoon I made more than 50 of them.


In the pan (this are a few without raisins, as DH doesn't like them)


The result  Cheesy


A close up

For you Dutchies abroad who have forgotten the recipe or for those who want to surprise Dutch relatives or friends, here's the traditional recipe that can't fail!

(For 50 pcs)

1kg of all purpose flour
1 liter of luke warm milk
80 grams of fresh yeast
20 grams of lemon juice
200 grams of raisins
3 eggs
50 grams sugar
10 grams salt
80 grams melted butter
& if you like half an apple cut in little pieces.
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2 liters of (sunflower) oil to deep fry.

Break the yeast in little pieces and stir it in the milk. Leave for a few minutes, so the yeast can dissolve.
Put the flower in a large bowl and add the sugar, butter, eggs, lemon juice and the milk with yeast. Stir until you have a smooth batter. Add the raisins and apple and divide it over 2 bowls. Cover them and put them in a warm place for 1/2 hour. Stir and let it rise another 1/2 hour.

Heat the oil till 170-190 degrees Celcius. Use 2 metal spoons to shape scoops of dough into balls, and drop them carefully into the hot oil.  Make sure they are nice and brown on both sides and then remove them from the oil and let them drain on paper or cloth towels.

Then try the result with some powdered sugar and be a happy Dutchy ready for the new year!  Grin

Have fun!


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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2010 11:13:32 AM »

My favourite time of year!
We will be making "oliebollen" tomorrow with my parents-in-law and hopefully we will be eating them for a few days Grin

Our recipe is a little different but we love 'em that way!

They look delicious! Fijne jaarwisseling (happy new year) and enjoy your oliebollen!
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2010 11:36:13 AM »

OOoo, IDesign, those look divine!
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2010 12:03:20 PM »

I think my neighbours just heard my squee  Cheesy havent had these for years! Mmmm
I am SO making these, now, to buy oil  Cheesy
Dya think dried yeast would work?
Oh, olliebollen, how I missed thee  Tongue (need a drooling smiley... and possibly a straightjacket for me  Roll Eyes )
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« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2010 12:16:36 PM »

mmmmm

  we called these jam busters in my house and put strawberry jam or raspberry or rhubarb jam.  XD

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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2010 12:52:09 PM »

Inbetween drooling over pictures and trying to convert the recipe to measurements used in America, I realized I don't think I have something to fry these in Cry I'm so sad now... I want some!!!! >_<
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« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2010 02:18:40 PM »

conversions

8 cups all purpose flour
4 1/4 cups luke warm milk
2 TBLS of dry yeast (easier to get in the states)
1 TBLS + 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
3/4 cup raisins optional
3 eggs
1/3 cup melted butter
2 tsp salt
3 TBLS + 1 1/1 tsp sugar
1/2 cup apples diced optional
8-10 cups frying oil


mix yeast into milk ... and follow directions ... American temp is about 375

This is the same recipe we make in my house for my Dutch husband who misses the Netherlands and his family ... especially around the holidays.  We omit the raisins and apples personally.
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« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2010 02:53:31 PM »

H, echte Nederlandse oliebollen!
Die mis ik toch wel een beetje hier in Belgi.
(Maar als diabeet kan ik er toch beter afblijven...)
Een fijne jaarwisseling!
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« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2010 10:50:08 PM »

aah thank you so much for the recipe! I've been looking for other recipes for new years =]
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2010 02:54:39 AM »

Mjam!

In Belgium, we eat those at carnivals and fairs. There is a small part of the country and they eat something similar, but after New year, or after the 6th of January. Can't remember.

Gelukkig nieuwjaar!
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