Rollitos de San Antón (Sant Antón Rolls)

200 gr. sugar
grated zest of one lemon
3 eggs
150 ml. olive oil
15 ml. anise liqueur
1 teaspoon bicarbonate
600 gr. flour

Grind the sugar and lemon zest in the blender. Add the eggs, sunflower oil, anise and mix.

Add the remaining ingredients (bicarbonate, cinnamon, flour) and knead it.

Form the rolls and place them on baking paper. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in preheated oven at 180º.

Traditionally served as in the picture. It can be also served with powdered sugar on top. Serve with a glass of sweet wine or mistela. Also with a cup of coffee or chocolate in winter.

Tips_ The dough should be soft but not sticky, if this happens take a little oil on your hands and knead it until it releases.