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Squash Fritters

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Ingredients
  Hubbard squash 1 Pound
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a saucepan, add the squash roughly cut into medium size pieces and cover with water.
2. Boil the squash until very tender.
3. Drain and leave to cool.

MAKING
4. When the squash is cool, puree in a blender or press though a strainer to get a fine pulp.
5. In a large basin, sift the flour with salt and baking powder.
6. Add the squash pulp and stir in the milk, to bind into soft dough.
7. Cover the bowl and place in a warm area for about 15 minutes to rest.

FINALIZING
8. Heat oil in a deep fat fryer or a frying pan.
9. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface,
10. Roll and cut into 1-inch thick strips and shape into pretzels or twist like crullers.
11. Drop the dough pieces in the hot fat and fry in batches until golden.
12. Remove and drain on paper toweling.

SERVING
13. Serve the fritters hot and crispy along with maple syrup if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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