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Cream Puff Fritters

  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 35 FRITTERS
  1. 1 cup milk
  2. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick)
  3. 1 cup all-purpose flour
  4. 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  5. 3 large eggs
  6. 1 teaspoon orange-blossom or vanilla extract
  7. 4 cups canola, corn or safflower oil, for frying
  8. Confectioners' sugar, for sprinkling
  1. Make the dough according to the instructions in < href="/recipes/gnocchi-parisienne">Gnocchi Parisienne eliminating the salt, grated cheese, and nutmeg and adding the sugar and orange-blossom or vanilla flavoring. Cook the fritters according to the cooking instructions in Potatoes Dauphine. Drain the fritters on a wire rack, sprinkle generously with the confectioners' sugar, and serve immediately.