Post by chief_cook2 on Sept 11, 2004 9:45:49 GMT -6
Yield: 24 servings
1/4 C. butter or margarine, cut into small pieces 1/8 tsp. salt 1 1/4 C. all-purpose flour, sifted 3 eggs 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract Salad oil for deep frying 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 C. sugar
In a medium saucepan, combine butter with 1/2 cup water. Stir over low heat until butter is melted. Bring just to boiling; add salt, and remove from heat.
Add flour all a once; beat very hard with a wooden spoon. over low heat, beat until very smooth-about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool slightly.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Continue beating until mixture has a satin-like sheen.
Meanwhile, in a deep skillet or deep fryer, slowly heat salad oil (at least 1-1/2 inch) to 380*F on deep fry thermometer.
Press the doughnut mixture through a large pastry bag with a large, fluted tip, 1/2 inch wide. With wet scissors, cut batter into 2 inch lengths as it drops into hot oil. Deep fry, a few at a time, 2 minutes on each side, or until golden-brown. Lift out with slotted spoon; drain well on paper towels.
Meanwhile combine cinnamon and sugar in a medium bowl.
Toss drained doughnuts in sugar mixture to coat well. Serve warm.
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