Whip up these sweet and creamy fritters for your holiday table. Cottage cheese is blended with egg, cream, flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and nutmeg. Fried by the spoonful and dusted with confectioner's sugar, these are great served with jam.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup drained cottage cheese
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup half-and-half
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons white sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 cups vegetable oil
- 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
In a medium bowl, beat the cottage cheese and egg together. Stir in the half-and-half, flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and nutmeg. Mix until just combined.
Fill a deep pot to the 2 inch mark with oil. Heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Drop batter by rounded tablespoons into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown on all sides about 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve hot!