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Title: Beignes Aux Dattes De Ma Mere (Mother's Date Doughnuts)
Categories: Ethnic Dessert
Yield: 3 Servings

2 Eggs, beaten
3/4cGranulated sugar
1tbMelted butter
2 1/2cAll-purpose flour
2 1/2tsBaking powder
1/4tsGround nutmeg
1cDates, chopped
1tsLemon extract

Servings: 3 to 4 dozen doughnuts

Vegetable oil or shortening for deep-frying

In a bowl, combine beaten eggs, sugar and melted butter; beat well. In another bowl, combine flour with baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Fold in dates. Add dry ingredients to egg mixture alternately with milk and lemon extract.

Heat oil in deep-fat fryer to 375 deg F. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls, 2 or 3 at a time, into hot oil and fry until crisp and brown, about 3 minutes frying time, turning once. Drain on paper towels.

Source: A Taste of Quebec by Julian Armstrong Posted by Linda Davis