Deep Fried Twinkies With Berry Sauce

Recipe by True Texas
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chill or freeze Twinkies for several hours or overnight.
  • Heat 4 cups vegetable oil in deep fryer to about 375 degrees.
  • Mix together milk, vinegar and oil.
  • In another bowl, blend flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Whisk wet ingredients into dry and continue mixing until smooth. Refrigerate while oil heats.
  • Push stick into Twinkie lengthwise, leaving about 2 inches to use as a handle, dust with flour and dip into the batter. Rotate Twinkie until batter covers entire cake.
  • Place carefully in hot oil. The Twinkie will float, so hold it under with a utensil to ensure even browning. It should turn golden in 3 to 4 minutes. Depending on the size of your deep fryer, you might be able to fry only one at a time, two at the most.
  • Remove Twinkie to paper towel and let drain. Remove stick and allow Twinkie to sit for about 5 minutes before serving.
  • Variation: Slice Twinkie into 4 pieces. Flour and batter each before frying. With this treatment, one Twinkie will serve two people if accompanied by a sauce.
  • Berry Sauce.
  • 1 10-ounce jar of seedless raspberry preserves
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries
  • Directions.
  • In a saucepan, heat preserves over low heat until melted.
  • Add 1 cup of fresh or frozen mixed berries.
  • Heat until sauce just simmers.
  • Cover; refrigerate until served.
  • Makes 1 1/2 cups.
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