Thursday, 27 December 2012

Portzelky - My Mom makes this recipe

2 tablespoons yeast softened in 1 cup warm water
2 cups milk, warmed to lukewarm
1 cup cream, warmed to lukewarm
8 eggs
1/2 teaspoon ginger
pinch of salt
1/2 cup lard or butter, melted
2 pounds raisins
Flour - enough to make a very stiff batter

In a large mixing bowl, beat together the yeast, milk, cream, eggs, lard or butter, salt and ginger. Stir in the raisins and flour. Stir in enough flour to make a very stiff batter. Let rise for 30 minutes. Drop by tablespoons into hot oil in deep fryer. Turn once while frying. Fry till done - a nice golden brown. Cool. Enjoy dipped in sugar or coat with icing sugar.

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