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This recipe for Buttermilk Puffs, by Elaine DeJohn, is from Our Family Cookbook,
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2 cups sifted flour 1 tsp nutmeg 1/4 c sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 c vegetable oil 1 egg 3/4 c buttermilk
Sift dry ingredients together. Stir in buttermilk, oil, egg with a fork and beat until smooth. Drop with a teaspoon into hot oil. Fry until golden brown about 3 minutes and drain on paper towel. Roll hot puffs into confectionary sugar.
Variations - 1. Dip warm puffs in chocolate glaze, sprinkle with coconut 2. Dip warm puffs in orange icing, sprinkle with chocolate jimmies.
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