Recipe of Bunyetes


Recipe of Bunyetes

bunyetes 253x300 Recipe of Bunyetes


The Bunyetes are galettes fried in oil and sugared that are eaten for Easter. Closed to the “oreillette provençale”.
Preparation time :  Cooking time : 10min Total : 


Ingredients et preparation


  • 1 kg of flour
  • 6 big eggs
  • 30 g of baker yeast
  • 150 g of butter
  • 10 g of salt
  • 100 ml of orange blossom water
  • zest of 2 or 3 lemons
  • 500 g of sugar
  • oil


Combine the tepid melted butter with the yeast. Beat the eaggs with the orange blossom et fin grated lemon zests, than pour the flour in a bowl, add salt and the mix (eggs, orange blossom and lemon zest).
Mix to get a pastry ball . Then knead the pastry on the floured work surface.
After 40 à 45 mn of kneading, leave aside the pastry under cover for 2 to 3 hours.
To get round bunyetes, flatten the pastry ball and cut round slices using a glass. Roll out the round slices into  disks as thin as possible using a rolling pin (or the old-way on the knee and the palm).
Fill one third of a deep and large pan with oil. Put each bunyetes in the boiling oil to glaze each side.
Remove and add sugar immediately.

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