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Catholic Recipe: Friday Fritters

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ac'cent*
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables, cooked or 1 can (1 pound) mixed vegetables, drained, or various fresh vegetables
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: • • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

These fried vegetables can be served as an appetizer or accompanying your main meal. Serve with Cheese Sauce.

DIRECTIONS

Mix and sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Combine eggs, milk, Ac'cent*, and melted butter or margarine; add to flour mixture gradually, stirring until smooth. Add vegetables. Drop by spoonfuls in vegetable oil, 2 inches deep, heated to 375°. Fry 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve with Cheese Sauce (see recipe). Makes 6 servings.

*About Ac'cent: This is a form of monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is supposed to intensify flavor, but unessential in any recipe. Some people also have allergies to this ingredient.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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