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Buttermilk Hush Puppies

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Hush puppies are fried egg and flour items prepared along with buttermilk, cornflour, sugar and baking soda. Cooked in melted shortening, the hush puppies may be served as a side in a meal.
Ingredients
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Cornmeal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shortening/Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Fat Frying)
Directions

In a small mixing bowl stir together egg, buttermilk or sour milk, green onions, and water.
In a medium mixing bowl combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add egg mixture to dry ingredients.
Stir just till moistened.
In a heavy saucepan or deep fat fryer heat about 2 inches melted shortening or oil to 375°.
Drop batter by tablespoons into hot fat.
Fry a few at a time, about 2 minutes or till golden brown, turning once.
Drain on paper towels.
Keep warm in a 325° oven while frying remainder.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Party

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