Fried Puffs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup raisins or chopped apples (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sugar mixed with 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  1. In large bowl on low speed mix milk, sugar, oil, eggs, baking powder, salt, and 1 cup of the flour. scrape bowl constantly and mix only about 30 seconds until combined. Increase speed to medium and continue mixing for 2 minutes scraping bowl as needed.
  2. Stir in remaining flour and fruit (if using fruit).
  3. In a high sided fryer heat 2 to 3 inches of oil. Drop batter by teaspoons full into hot oil. as the puffs rise turn them. Fry for about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels or brown bags (preferred).
  4. Roll puffs in sugar mixture before serving.
  5. Note: drain fried foods on brown paper grocery bags on a cookie sheet in the oven at 200 to 250° F and they are never greasy.