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Svengi Recipe

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This recipe for Svengi, by , is from The Lombardo/SaglibeneFamily Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angeline Saglibene Spano
Added: Saturday, October 3, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. boiling water
6 T. butter, add to water
2 c. flour
3 tsp. baking powder
6 eggs
1 tsp. sugar
pinch of salt
1 tsp. vanilla
powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Make these on the stove in a deep kettle or deep fryer.

Add butter to the boiling water. Add flour and baking powder. Stir until dry and sticks to pan. Cool to lukewarm. Add 6 eggs, one at a time. Add sugar, salt and vanilla. Drop by small spoon in hot oil. Brown, drain and cook. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Svengi are a treat that were always served on March 19 for the feast of St. Joseph.

 

 

 

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