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Merveilles Frites De Bourgogne (Fried Wonders from Burgundy)

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“I remember having these when I visited Dijon. I have never tried to make them myself but the ones I had in Dijon were pretty wonderful. Prep time includes resting time for dough.”
READY IN:
12hrs 4mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. The day before: In a bowl mix flour and sugar, dig a well in the center, pour in eggs, brandy, butter and lemon zest.
  2. Mix it well until dough is smooth.
  3. Wrap the dough in a cloth and set aside in the refrigerator overnight so it rests.
  4. On the next day, roll out the dough in a square, 2 to 3 mm thick. Cut strips 2 cm wide and 7 cm long. (Try flour as little as possible so as not to alter the proportions of the recipe, so the flavors.).
  5. Heat the mixture of lard and oil has about 140 º C in a deep-fryer.
  6. Fry 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Dab with a cloth to remove excess oil.
  8. Sprinkle with icing sugar and eat while still warm.

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