For easier coating, try piping the butter into teaspoon sized dots instead of cutting into tablespoon sized pieces.
The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the batter ingredients. The actual amount of batter consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.