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Calas

Yield 2 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/2 package dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (105° to 115°)
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sifted powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Mash rice grains, and cool to lukewarm. Dissolve yeast in warm water, and stir into rice. Cover, and let rise overnight in a warm place (85°), free from drafts.

  2. Add eggs, flour, sugar, salt, and nutmeg to rice mixture, beating until smooth. Cover, and let stand in a warm place (85°) for 30 minutes.

  3. Heat 3 inches of oil to 360°; drop dough by tablespoonfuls into hot oil. Cook about 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain; sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

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