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FATTIGMAN Recipe

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This recipe for FATTIGMAN, by , is from The Blomgren Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marideanne Blomgren
Added: Monday, July 14, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Egg
4 egg yolks
1/3 Cup sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/2 Cup heavy cream
2 1/4 Cups flour sifted with:
1/2 tsp salt
Oil for frying. (We always used lard)
Powdered sugar for dusting

Directions:
Directions:
With an electric mixer, beat egg and yolks until they are thick and pale. Beat in the sugar a little at a time. Add in vanilla and almond extract. Beat mixture until it's thick and fluffy. Fold in the cream and sift flour mixture over the egg mixture and fold it in thoroughly. Chill covered overnite.
Dust dough with flour and roll out 1/2 of it to 1/16" thick on a well floured board or pastry cloth. With fluted pastry wheel, cut into 2 1/2" wide strips. cut strips diagonally into diamonds. Cut a 1" slit in middle of each. Pull 1 point of diamond thru slit & tuck end under. Do 2nd 1/2 of dough. In fryer at 365 , fry, turning once, till golden. Drain on paper towels set over newspaper. When cool, dust with powdered sugar. Store in airtight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 100
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are a lot of work but oooohhhh so yummy. Nearly everyone in BP makes these for Thanksgiving & Christmas.

 

 

 

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