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Rum Sponges

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Ingredients
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Peanut oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1⁄2
  Unsifted flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Peanut oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (For Frying)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Bring 1 cup water, 1/4 cup peanut oil, and lemon peel to boil.
Stir in flour and salt all at once; beat vigorously until mixture leaves sides of pan.
Remove from heat.
Add eggs one at a time; beat well after each addition.
Beat until mixture is smooth.
Drop by teaspoonfuls into deep hot (375 °F) peanut oil.
Fry until golden brown, about 4 minutes; turn often.
Drain on paper towels.
Meanwhile heat sugar, rum and 1 cup water to full boil; cool slightly.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Fried
Drink: 
Alcohol

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5238 Calories from Fat 3657

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 413 g636.1%

Saturated Fat 72.7 g363.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%

Sodium 1256.9 mg52.4%

Total Carbohydrates 297 g98.9%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.6%

Sugars 202.1 g

Protein 43 g86.1%

Vitamin A 19.8% Vitamin C 10.7%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 49.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Rum Sponges Recipe