Arlington Fritters

Oxmoor House
2 dozen

Ingredients

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1 package dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water (105° to 115°)
1 3/4 cups milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 egg, beaten
Vegetable oil
Hot maple syrup

Preparation

Dissolve yeast in warm water, stirring well; let stand 5 minutes or until bubbly.

Scald milk; add butter, sugar, and salt, stirring until butter melts. Let cool to lukewarm (105° to 115°).

Gradually add 2 cups flour, beating well. Stir in dissolved yeast and egg. Add remaining flour; beat well. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until light and bubbly.

Gently drop mixture by tablespoonfuls into deep hot oil (375°). Cook 1 minute or until golden brown on one side; turn and cook other side. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot with syrup.

Created date

February 2010