|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Peanut oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Unsifted flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Peanut oil||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (For Frying)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light rum||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
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 Â°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.