Friday, November 19, 2010

Mexican Fritters

225 g flour
1 tsp baking powder
0,5 tsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
1 egg,beaten
120 ml milk
25 g butter,melted
oil for frying
sugar for dusting

Sift the flour,baking powder & salt.Stir in the sugar.
Whisk the egg & the milk together.
Gradually stir in the dry mixture.Beat in the butter to make a soft dough.
Turn the dough on to the slightly floured table & knead until smooth & elastic.Divide the dough into 16 balls.
Flatten them up a bit & using the floured handle of a wooden spoon poke the holes through the centre of the each fritter.
Pour oil into the deep frying pan to a depth of 5 cm.
Heat the oil.
Fry the fritters in batches,taking care not to overcrowd the pan,until they are puffy & golden brown on both sides.Lift out & drain.
Dust the fritters with sugar & serve with plum-or peach sauce.

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