Makes: 12
Ready In: 2 hours
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1 cup lukewarm milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins
  • 1 cooking apple, peeled and chopped
  • Oil (for deep frying)
  • Icing sugar


  1. Sprinkle the yeast over lukewarm milk (110°f) and add a pinch of sugar. Stir and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Add other ingredients and mix well.
  3. Cover with a towel and let stand in a warm place until doubled (about 45 minutes).
  4. Heat oil to 160°f for frying.
  5. Drop batter in small balls into hot oil a few at a time.
  6. Fry for 8 minutes, turning halfway through. Let sit to drain on a paper towel.
  7. Serve in little bowls with icing sugar in the bottom.

from the kitchen of

From the kitchen of Rika (My mom)

Rika (My mom)

We made these at mom's for New Years a few weeks back, and they were such a treat! Fry in oil (a deep pan works fine if you don't have a fryer) and top with icing sugar. Eat while still warm and eet smakelijk!