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Tawa Tawas ~ Sweet Fritters

Tawa Tawas ~ Sweet Fritters

David Taylor
Bolivian fried bread, tawa tawas, are dripping honey and dusted with sugar. You can treat your whole neighborhood with this recipe.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine Bolivian
Servings 60 pieces


  • 2 cups flour sifted
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • milk as necessary
  • butter for frying
  • oil for frying
  • cane honey


  • Sift the flour, rub with the margarine until you get a gritty dough.
  • Add sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  • In a volcano add the eggs, milk and form a soft dough, it is very important that the dough does not stick to the hands.
  • Use and cut strips approximately 7 to 10 cm. long and 2cm. wide according to our pan
  • Heat the butter and oil well and fry until golden brown.
  • It can be served with honey, or cane honey, and it can be served with tea or coffee