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Swedish Christmas Crullers

Swedish Christmas Crullers


  • 4 egg yolks

  • 1 tablespoon brandy

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon rind, grated

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 1/2 cups flour

  • Vegetable oil, for frying


Mix the ingredients and stir until well blended. Chill.

Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. 

Roll out to 1/4-inch thick. With a pastry wheel, cut strips 3/4-inch wide by 3 inches long. Cut a gash in the center and twist the end through. 

Fry in oil heated to 375°F until light brown. 

Drain on a paper towel. 

Prior to serving, dust with powdered sugar.