Crispy Frying Batter

Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

This recipe is a family favorite. Beaten egg whites make this batter thinner, everything comes out light and fluffy. This recipe needs to be prepared an hour before using.

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  • 2 eggs, separated,whites set aside
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 34 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 34 cup flour


  1. IN BOWL: Beat 2 egg yolks and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  2. ADD 3/4 cup lukewarm water and 1 tablespoon oil, mix.
  3. Gradually add 3/4 cup flour until smooth.
  4. Set aside for at least one hour.
  5. Just before using beat the egg whites to soft peaks and fold into the batter.
  6. Ready to use for battering.
  7. I find this recipe sufficient in preparing four to six servings.
  8. It depends of course on what you are battering and how hungry the family.