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Crispy Cornmeal Drop Doughnuts

Rated as 3.4 out of 5 Stars

"These are my rendition of a sweet hush puppy. They are quick and easy to make and are great for breakfast or with coffee. I like them plain, but they are yummy rolled in cinnamon and sugar, too."
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40 m servings 719
Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  1. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal mix, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, beat the egg together with the buttermilk. Gradually add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients, stirring with a fork or whisk until only slightly lumpy. Be careful not to overmix.
  3. Carefully drop batter by the rounded teaspoonful into hot oil, and fry until golden brown. Drain and cool on a paper towel-lined plate. Roll balls in a small amount of cinnamon mixed with sugar, if desired, or just enjoy plain!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 719 calories; 75.5 11.8 1.1 9 98 Full nutrition

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One word of advice if you're going to try these: don't let the spoonfuls get too big, or they won't cook through without getting too done. I haven't got a deep fryer, so I just heated some canol...

I was pleasantly surprised by this dish. It's good for breakfast with tea. However, they don't store very well and are not good for leftovers.

I'm giving these five stars because they are so darned quick and easy to make. The flavor is pretty good. They sort of taste like a spice cake, with a hush puppy sort of look and texture. I ate ...

These are good... I added some Anise extract to mine instead of the cinnamon/nutmeg, then topped with sprinkled powdered sugar