Catholic Recipe: Crullers
Also Called: Malasadas
Dissolve yeast and 1/2 teaspoon sugar in water. Let stand.
Combine flour, sugar, salt in large bowl. Mix cream, water together. Add to dry ingredients. Add melted butter, beaten eggs. Add dissolved yeast. Stir. Mix well to form soft dough. Cover. Place in warm place to rise until double in size (about 1 1/2 hours). Drop spoonfuls into deep, hot oil, heated to 375°. Fry until light brown. Remove from oil. Drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965