OLIE BOLLEN (FAT BALLS) - NETHERLANDS
- 6 cups potato water
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons sea salt
- ½ cup butter
- 4 eggs
- 4 yeast cakes
- 12 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup currants
- 1 cup golden sultanas
- Vegetable oil for deep frying
Dissolve the yeast cakes in lukewarm water.
In a large stainless bowl mix all the ingredients into a soft dough.
Let sit in warm place, till it raises double in size.
Drop dough by spoonful in hot oil in a deep fryer, fry until golden.
Very important that you don't overcrowed the olie bollen.
Drain oliebollen on a large platter covered with paper towels.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.