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Libyan Breakfast Dougnut

Libyan breakfast fryed dougnut topped with egg (Sfinz)

Libyan Breakfast Dougnut


2 Eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tsp Baking Powder
1 Cup Flour (use more If needed)
1 Tbps Water
Oil for frying
1 Egg for topping


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl then knead into smooth but slightly sticky dough (add more flour if dough is too sticky).
  2. Form dough into a ball then flatten into the shape of a plate with the dough edges slightly thicker than the center.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan over a moderate heat until hot.
  4. Lower heat to low then carefully add flattened dough to the hot oil.
  5. Fry until golden on both sides and cooked through for around 2-3 min (If center rises poke a small hole in the middle).
  6. Crack the egg into the center of the dough after it rises and spoon a little hot oil over egg to cook.
  7. Drain Sfinz on paper towels then serve.

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