is one of the recipes which we have been given permission
to reproduce by RecipeGoldmine, founded by Linda Roth.
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is a Basque recipe, brought to the great Southwest when
they arrived here as sheepherders".
1/3 C. sugar
1/4 C. flour
2 C. milk
1 T. butter, softened
1 egg, beaten
Oil and butter (for frying)
Beat the egg yolks and add sugar and flour a little
at a time, beating with a wooden spoon until smooth.
cinnamon to the milk and bring to a boil.
the milk to the egg mixture while beating.
the mixture in a saucepan with the tablespoon of butter.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until
it thickens (about 10 minutes).
slightly, then pour into a buttered 8 or 9 inch square
evenly and thinly, about 1/4 inch) and chill for several
from the refrigerator and cut into small squares.
lightly into flour and beaten egg, then fry quickly
in hot vegetable oil and butter (about 40 seconds
on each side).
sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and serve.