Golden Puffs

Submitted by Chris Fowler
Originally in the 1991 cookbook


2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg or mace
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Heat fat or oil (3-4 inches) to 375 degrees F in deep fat fryer or kettle.
  2. Measure flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg into bowl.
  3. Add oil, milk and egg; beat until smooth.
  4. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls into hot fat. Puffs too large will not cook through.
  5. Fry four or five at a time about 3 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Drain.
  6. Stir together 1/2 cup sugar and the cinnamon.
  7. Roll warm puffs in sugar and cinnamon mixture.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen puffs.

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