Svinge – Fried Sweet Dough

A plate of fried sweet dough known as Svinge in Hebrew


  • 1-1/2 Cups of flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon instant yeast
  • 7/8 Cup of warm water


Mix all ingredients together.  Let the batter sit for three hours until it has doubled or tripled in size.  Heat oil in a frying pan.  Wet your hands and tear off plum-sized pieces of the dough.  Stretch them a bit and form a hole in the middle.  Fry both sides.  Drain on paper towels and then sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.  Serve immediately.

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