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                                 LONGJOHNS
 
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 Serving Size  : 18   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Breakfast
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----FOR THE BATTER-----
      1/2   c            SHORTENING
    1       c            BOILING WATER
    1       c            EVAPORATED MILK
      1/2   ts           LEMON EXTRACT
    3       pk           YEAST
      1/2   c            WARM WATER
    2       ea           EGGS, BEATEN
      1/2   ts           NUTMEG
      1/2   c            SUGAR
    2       ts           SALT
    9       c            FLOUR
    1       ea           OIL FOR FRYING
                         -----FOR THE FROSTING-----
      1/2   c            BUTTER
      1/2   c            LIGHT BROWN SUGAR
    3       tb           HEAVY CREAM
      3/4   ts           MAPLE FLAVORING
    1       ea           POWDERED SUGAR AS NEEDED
 
   COMBINE SHORTENING AND BOILING WATER. STIR IN MILK AND
   LEMON FLAVORING. DISSOLVE THE YEAST IN 1/2 CUP WARM
   WATER. WHEN SHORTENING MIXTURE IS LUKEWARM ADD IN
   YEAST MIX. ADD REMAINING INGREDIENTS, ADDING JUST
   ENOUGH FLOUR TO MAKE A SOFT DOUGH THAT CAN BE KNEADED.
   KNEAD FOR 5 MINUTES. COVER DOUGH AND LET REST FOR 10
   MINUTES. ROLL OUT TO 1/4 INCH THICKNESS. CUT INTO 6 X
   1 STRIPS. COVER WITH TEA TOWEL AND LET RISE FOR 1
   HOUR. HEAT OIL TO 375 DEG F. SLIP RAISED SIDE OF DOUGH
   INTO OIL AND THEN TURN OVER, COOKING BOTH SIDES UNTIL
   LIGHTLY BROWNED. DRAIN ON PAPER TOWELS, THEN FROST.
   FOR THE ICING, BOIL THE BUTTER, BROWN SUGAR, AND CREAM
   IN A SMALL PAN FOR THREE MINUTES. ADD FLAVORING, THEN
   ENOUGH POWDERED SUGAR TO MAKE SPREADING EASY. ENJOY!
  
 
 
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