Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

A lovely, comforting deep-fried bread with the most delicious sauce. From the New England chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. Cooking time approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oil to 360°F.
  2. Sift first three ingredients together very well; add milk and cream.
  3. Add eggs slowly, stirring constantly.
  4. Drop by spoonfuls into hot oil or fat and fry until well puffed and golden.
  5. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
  6. For the sauce: Boil syrup and water until it reaches 228F on the candy thermometer or till it spins a thread.
  7. Add syrup gradually to egg whites, beating constantly; add lemon juice and fold in whipped cream.

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