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French Breakfast Puffs

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For Frying)
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Mix flour, 1/2 cup confectioners sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in small mixing bowl.
Set aside.
Combine milk, water, oil and lemon peel in medium saucepan.
Heat to rolling boil over medium-high heat.
Add flour mixture all at once.
Beat with wooden spoon until mixture pulls away from sides of pan into a ball.
Remove from heat; cool slightly.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Heat 2 to 3 inches oil in deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350°F.
Drop dough by tablespoonfuls into hot oil.
Fry 3 or 4 puffs at a time, 4 to 6 minutes, or until golden brown, turning over several times.
Drain on paper towels.
Sprinkle top of each puff with confectioners sugar

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Fried
Occasion: 
Christmas

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