Mix flour, milk, yeast,
2 tablespoons sugar and butter together and knead for 5 minutes. Allow
he dough to rise for an hour and roll it out to a rectangular form with
a length of 30 centimeters. Cut this into 10 strips and fold these into
bows. Allow them to rise another hour and deep fry them at 180 degrees
Celsius, until both sides are golden brown (turn them around half way).
Mix the remaining sugar with the cinnamon and sprinkle this over the
Nonnevot refers to
a bow, which nuns (nonnen) from Limburg in the South of the Netherlands
used to wear on their behind (vot). Nonnenvotten are served for
Carnival and New Year. On Worldcook's
New Year page
you will find New Year recipes from all over the world.