||Pennsylvania Dutch, Cakes
1 1/4 c Unsifted flour
2 tb Sugar
1 ts Baking soda
3/4 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
3/4 c Milk
(You need a metal funnel to make these delicious Pennsylvania Dutch
about 1 quart - Corn oil Confectioners sugar
Stir together first 5 ingredients. Mix egg and milk; add to flour mixture.
Stir until batter is smooth. Pour oil into skillet (no more than 1/3 full).
Heat to 375 degrees. An electric fry pan is excellent for this. Holding
forefinger over end of funnel, pour 1/4 cup into funnel. Place over hot oil
and remove finger to let batter flow. As batter flows, move funnel in a
circle to form a spiral cake. Fry, turning once, 2 minutes or until golden
brown. Drain and sprinkle with sugar. Repeat. Makes enough for 6 funnel
Note: instead of the sugar, try drizzling with a thin icing and sprinkle
with chopped nuts.