In the Netherlands, chopped apples or other fruit are sometimes stirred into
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground mace
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup currants or raisins (optional)
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Heat 2 to 3 inches oil to 375 degrees F.
Beat milk, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup oil, the eggs, baking powder, salt, mace and
1 cup of the flour in large mixer bowl on low speed, scraping bowl constantly, 30
seconds. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 2 minutes.
Stir in remaining flour and the currants. Drop batter by teaspoonsful into hot
oil. Turn puffs as they rise to the surface. Fry until golden brown, 2 to 2 1/2
minutes on each side; drain.