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bomboloni (alla crema)

Plural: bombolone (alla crema)

Language: Italian

Description: "Big bombs." Tuscan doughnuts made from a rich yeast dough and sprinkled with sugar. They usually have no hole in the centre. "Alla crema" have custard in them. I have also seen a description of them as a ring-shaped roll.

bomboloni (alla crema)
Delicious bomboloni at Falia Panetteria in Clinton Street, New York.

Pronounced: bohm-boh-LOH-nee ahl-lah KREH-mah
Gender: m
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Tuscany

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Tuscany

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