|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese/Swiss / sharp cheddar cheese||4 Tablespoon|
|Egg white||1 , stiffly beaten|
|Fat||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
Combine water and butter in saucepan and bring to a boil.
Remove from heat.
Add flour, all at once.
Beat until glossy and dough clears sides of pan.
Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add cheese, salt, and pepper.
Fold in beaten egg white.
Drop from teaspoon into hot deep fat (365°F. on frying thermometer).
Brown on all sides.
Remove from fat and drain on paper towel.
Serve very hot.
Excellent with drinks, soups, or salads.
Makes about 3 dozen small beignets.