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Shrove Tuesday Cakes

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Shrove Tuesday Cakes or Pancake Tuesday pancakes are made before the Lent fasting. These cakes need special preparation and are enjoyed on these occasions. But you can make and try them even on other times. Here is a recipe of Shrove Tuesday cakes.
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Corn starch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Light cream 2 Tablespoon
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Kirsch 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Corn oil 1 Quart
  Confectioner' s sugar 1 Tablespoon (For Dusting)
  Confectioners sugar 2 Tablespoon

1)Take a bowl, sift flour and corn starch together.
2)Using a rotary beater, beat together milk, cream, margarine, kirsch, salt and eggs.
3)Stir in flour mixture, mixing until dough forms.
4)Knead on floured board or cloth until dough is smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
5)Cover and leave it to rise in warm place for 30 minutes.
6)Then, divide it into 16 equal parts.
7)Roll out two parts to 3-inch circles on floured board, keeping other portions of dough covered.
8)Sprinkle one circle generously with flour; place second circle on top.
9)Roll into thin circle, then carefully separate two pieces, over back of hand, if necessary. Stretch, if needed, to form 7-inch circles.
10)Dust excess flour and place circles between two layers of clean cloth.
11)Continue to roll until all 16 pieces of dough are thin, 7-inch circles. Keep them covered.
12)Then heat corn oil in deep skillet or large heavy saucepan and drop two circles into hot oil and fry until light brown on both sides.
13)Remove both cakes together and do not separate.
14)Place in low oven to keep warm, if desired.
15)Dust confectioners' sugar before serving.

16)Serve the Shrove Tuesday cakes as snacks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Deep Fried
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1378 Calories from Fat 1105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g192.3%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.5%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 83.8 mg27.9%

Sodium 92.2 mg3.8%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.9%

Sugars 5.9 g

Protein 9 g18.1%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 0.04%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 18.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrove Tuesday Cakes Recipe