Golden Puffs

These are delicious with morning coffee.


  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg or mace
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together. Then add cooking oil, milk and egg. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Drop by small teaspoonsful (too large does not cook thoroughly) into deep hot oil (375 degrees F). Fry for about 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Roll warm puffs in cinnamon-sugar or confectioners' sugar.

Makes about three dozen.

The batter may be kept in the refrigerator for several days.