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Fun-Fair Fritters

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Today we'll prepare with Sonia the Fun-Fair fritters, a simple yet succulent sweet treat that can be easily found at fun-fairs or village festivals... a real temptation!
Ingredients
  Flour 500 Gram
  Yeast 25 Gram
  Vanilla pod 1⁄2 Small
  Butter 100 Gram
  Whole milk 250 Milliliter
  Caster sugar 50 Gram
  Salt 10 Gram
  Lemon zest 2 Medium
  Vegetable oil 300 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a container, combine milk, sugar and salt stir and then add the grated zest of 2 lemons and keep it aside.
2. Sift flour in a bowl and add vanilla pod, add the milk in the stand mixer mixing bowl attach the dough hook.
3. Now add 1/3 of the flour mixture until you have a liquid batter, next add the crumbled brewer's yeast; knead for 3 minutes, then add the remaining flour until you get smooth and even dough.
4. Add the butter to the dough; let the butter mix well with the dough. Place the dough in a greased bowl and brush the top with the vegetable oil then cover with cling film and let it rise for at least 90 minutes.
5. Once the dough is raised turn it over onto the worktop. Form the dough into a loaf, and then cut into pieces of about 3,5 oz (100 g) each and form it into balls.
6. Arrange them on a baking pan lined with a clean cloth, leaving some space between them and let them rise, this time for 30 minutes

MAKING
7. Once the dough have doubled in volume, take one at a time stretch and flatten, leaving the edge a little bit thicker until you reach a diameter of about 6-8 inches (15-20 cm).
8. Once the fritters are ready start frying them in hot oil, the temperature of the oil should be around 335-350°F (170-180°C it shouldn't be too low either, that is under 300°F (150°C), or your fritters will get soaked with oil.
9. After that remove the fritters and place it straight in the pan which has the powdered sugar and coat the fritters well. Do the same with the remaining fritters.

SERVING
10. Serve the fritters hot.

TIPS
To form the perfect round dough, take a piece of dough and, using the palm of your hand roll it into a ball, without pressing too much,

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Deep Fried
Dish: 
Fritter
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
140 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
180 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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