Basic Beer Batter

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Penny Hall

By
@FantasyFaery54

One of the many uses of Beer besides drinking.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
3 oz.
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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1 egg, beaten
1 cup beer
1 cup cake flour (4.5 oz by weight or 128 grams)
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp paprika

How to Make Basic Beer Batter

Step-by-Step

  • 1This basic beer batter can be used for making homemade onion rings or for deep-frying fish and calamari, as well as all kinds of deep-fried vegetables.

    The bubbles in the beer are what create the leavening effect in the batter. And of course, the more flavorful the beer, the more flavorful the batter will be.
  • 2Preparation:

    1.Combine the egg and beer in a bowl.

    2.In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt and paprika.

    3.Stir the beer mixture into the flour and mix to combine.
    NOTE: For best results, dredge the item you are going to fry lightly in flour before dipping it in the batter. The batter stick to the item better this way.

    Makes enough batter for 1 to 1½ pounds of onions (i.e. about ten 3 oz. portions of onion rings).

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About Basic Beer Batter

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #breading




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