Oliebollen (Deep-fried dough balls)

Love a wonderful traditional bake!

The Kiwi Cook


New Years Eve just wouldn’t be the same without Dutch oliebollen. These deep-fried dough balls studded with rum soaked raisins and doused in icing sugar is the way Netherlanders ring in the New Year. It’s  a centuries old tradition and it’s said that oliebollen were likely the precursor to the modern day donut, thanks to the Dutch settlers bringing their recipes with them to the New World.

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