Deep Fried Date Buns Recipe

Deep Fried Date Buns are simply delicious. This is my children's favorite snack and it often gets wolfed down even before it reaches the dining table! They are just too yummy. Try this Deep Fried Date Buns recipe for yourself!

Summary

Servings48Cuisine
Method

Ingredients

 Pitted dates1 Pound
 Shelled walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Frozen orange juice concentrate4 Tablespoon
 Grated orange rind4 Tablespoon
 Oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
 Confectioner's sugar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 129 Calories from Fat 96

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.8%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0.27 mg0.01%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 0.59 g1.2%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 2.9%

Calcium 0.8% Iron 0.93%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cut dates into chunks about 1 inch square.
Place in blender 1/4 at a time, with 1/4 of the walnuts.
At high speed, blend into finest particles.
Turn into a large bowl, add orange juice and rind, and knead into a large ball.
Place a spoonful into the center of a dough circle and twist into bun form.
Roll in the hands until smooth.
Heat oil in the wok to 375°F.
Fry the buns 6 to 8 at a time until just golden brown.
Drain well, cool, and sprinkle lightly with confectioner's sugar before serving.
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