The Cadbury Creme Scotch Egg is coated with a thick cocoa-kissed batter, then coated in cookie crumbs and deep-fried. When eaten warm, the taste calls to mind that of a deep-fried candy bars that one can find at state fairs, but in my opinion, a slightly more complex flavor. It's the perfect dessert counterpart to the classic Scotch Egg: similar visually, and every bit as decadent. Happy Easter indeed.
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From Sufganiyah-style jelly doughnuts to cocktail party-ready doughnut holes, here are 11 great doughnut recipes to make for Hanukkah.
This classic Indian dessert of cakey donut-like balls drenched in sweet syrup gets a twist with chopped extra dark bittersweet chocolate.
'Tis the season to enjoy pumpkin in its many forms. There's cake, bread, cookies, and pie, of course. But don't count doughnuts out as a worthy pumpkin vector.
Credited as the creation of frying master Abel Gonzales Jr. (this is the same man that brought you deep-fried butter), Fried Coke is an over-the-top state fair snack favorite. Consisting of cinnamon sugar dusted Coca Cola flavored fritters drenched in Coke syrup and topped with whipped cream & a cherry took the Texas State Fair by storm in 2006 and has captivated me ever since.
Don't let the photo fool you: while these holey treats may resemble doughnuts, they're actually pies! They are made up of morsels of pie crust which are filled, rolled up, and pinched to ensure the filling stays inside, then fried. While they're certainly not health food, they certainly are delicious.
At state fairs, funnel cakes are enormous, paper plate-sized affairs made by pouring batter from a funnel in a winding circular pattern over hot oil. This homemade version is simplified by using complete buttermilk pancake mix doctored up with a bit of sugar.
Wow your guests with this triumph of frozen ice cream encased in a hot and crispy shell.
Wontons for dessert? You betcha. These crunchy, chocolate filled envelopes are delicate, light as air, and dusted with a Chinese five-spice sugar.