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Carnival Puffs

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 small eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Sift flour, salt, baking powder and 1/4 cup sugar together.
  2. Combine eggs and water and blend into the dry ingredients.
  3. Dip a tablespoon into a glass of cold water and then dip it into the batter for a heaping spoonful.
  4. Using a rubber spatula, slide the batter off the spoon into a deep pan or fryer with hot vegetable oil.
  5. Fry 2 or 3 puffs at a time until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  6. Drain on paper toweling and roll in the remaining 1 cup of sugar while still hot.

Makes 10 to 12 puffs.