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Sourdough oliebollen

Ingredients

  • 600 gr starter
  • 700 gr wholewheat flour
  • 500 gr sparkling water
  • 30 gr sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 15 gr salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • vanilla from 1 stick
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 50 gr melted butter
  • 500 gr currants

Method

  • Start expanding your starter 2 days in advance of baking to ensure you have enough; use white flour for that
  • Soak the currants for15-30 minutes
  • Mix starter, flour, water, eggs; using the paddle attachment of your kitchen machine, c. 3 mins at speed 1
  • Add salt, cinnamon, butter, vanilla, and orange zest. Continue mixing for another c. 2 mins at speed 2
  • Spoon in the currants
  • Let rise for c. 4 hours (or overnight in a cool place)
  • Stir through and let rise for another 2-3 hours
  • Fry in frying pan with sunflower oil at 180 degree Celsius. Flip after c. 3 mins, boil for 6 mins in total.

The original recipe is in Dutch

My twist: add vanilla and orange zest to the dough.

Want to try: touch of cardamon