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Maryland Crab Cakes

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  Crab meat 1 1⁄2 Pound, beaten
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Fresh bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Chopped parsley 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Seasoned flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (made with 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and a pinch of pepper)
  Heavy cream To Taste
  Butter/Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)

Method In a skillet melt 6 tablespoons butter and fry onion until soft.
Add to the crab meat with breadcrumbs, eggs, parsley, mustard, paprika and salt and pepper to taste.
Stir the mixture, adding enough cream so that it will hold to- gether.
Form 6-8 small cakes, roll in seasoned flour and fry in oil or butter over moderate heat for 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels and serve at once.

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