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       Title: Beignes Aux Dattes De Ma Mere (Mother’s Date Doughnuts)
  Categories: Ethnic, Desserts
       Yield: 3 servings
       2    Eggs, beaten                      1/2 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Granulated sugar                  1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
       1 tb Melted butter                       1 c  Dates, chopped
   2 1/2 c  All-purpose flour                   1 c  Milk
   2 1/2 ts Baking powder                       1 ts Lemon extract
   Servings: 3 to 4 dozen doughnuts
   Vegetable oil or shortening for deep-frying
   In a bowl, combine beaten eggs, sugar and melted butter; beat well. In
   another bowl, combine flour with baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Fold in
   dates.  Add dry ingredients to egg mixture alternately with milk and lemon
   Heat oil in deep-fat fryer to 375 deg F.  Drop batter by tablespoonfuls, 2
   or 3 at a time, into hot oil and fry until crisp and brown, about 3 minutes
   frying time, turning once.  Drain on paper towels.
   Source: A Taste of Quebec by Julian Armstrong Posted by Linda Davis