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       Title: Beignes Aux Dattes De Ma Mere (mother’s Date Doughnuts)
  Categories: French can, Desserts, Armstrong
       Yield: 3 servings
  
       2    Eggs, beaten
     3/4 c  Granulated sugar
       1 tb Melted butter
   2 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
   2 1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
       1 c  Dates, chopped
       1 c  Milk
       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 extract.
   
   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
  
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