Bunuelos De Queso (Cheese Fritters)
1 cup milk
2 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons oregano
2 teaspoons paprika
2 cups flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspooon salt
1 teaspoon garlic, finely minced (optional) pinch ceyenne pepper (optional)
1/2 cup chopped ham (optional)
1 cup cheese (your favorite like cheddar, swiss, parmesan or monterrey jack), shredded
or grated oil for frying
Beat eggs, garlic, milk and sugar together in large bowl.
Sift flour, oregano, paprika, ceyenne pepper, baking powder and salt into second bowl.
Mix flour into egg mixture just enough to moisten all ingredients and bring batter
together. Do not overmix.
Fold in cheese and ham.
Heat oil for deep frying to 350-365° Fahrenheit (if you have a thermometer) .
Drop spoonfuls of batter into hot oil and fry until golden brown.
Remove to a plate lined with paper towels and repeat with rest of batter.
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
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