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                               Croquiqnolles
 
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 Serving Size  : 18   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Creole                           Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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 *****  NONE  *****
 
 
       1 c  Sugar
 
     1/4 c  Water
 
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
 
       4    Eggs
 
   4 1/2 c  Flour,self-rising,sifted
 
            Vegetable oil for deep-fryin
 
  
 
   1. In large mixing bowl, blend sugar and water; stir in nutmeg.
 
   2. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
 
   3. Gradually blend in enough flour to make a stiff dough that can be easily
 
   handled.
 
   4. Turn out onto lightly floured surface; divide in half.
 
   5. Roll out each half 1/2-inch thick.
 
   6. With floured 2 1/2-inch doughnut cutter, cut out doughnuts.
 
   7. Heat oil to 375'F.; deep-fry doughnuts until golden brown, turning
 
   once.
 
   8. Drain thoroughly on paper towels.
 
   9. Dust with sugar, is desired.
 
   NOTE: New Orleans is known for its fried cakes. The name derives from the
 
   French verb “croquer,” to crunch.
 
  
 
 
 
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