Southern Style Breakfast Puffs

Southern Style Breakfast Puffs Recipe

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Stacey Vaden


This ain't your avarage breakfast puff.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon peel, grated
  • 3
  • ·
    confectioners' sugar
  • ·
    vegetable oil (for deep frying)
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon (optional)

How to Make Southern Style Breakfast Puffs


  1. Heat some (clean) oil 2-3 minutes in deef fryer or deep saucepan.
  2. Combine flour, 1/2 cup confectioners sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Combine milk, water, oil (1/4 cup) and lemon peel in a saucepan. Heat till boiling.
  4. Add flour mixture aal at once. Beat in until mixture pulls away from the side of the pan and forms like a ball. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat in between.
  6. Drop your dough by tablespoonfuls into the oil. Fry 3-4 puffs at a time for 4-6 minutes or till golden. Turn as needed.
  7. Drain them on paper towels. Then sprinkle with confectioners sugar. (You can put them one at a time in a paper or plastic bag with sugar and shake. ) (You can also mix 1/2 cup of confectioners sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon and sift over warm puffs.)
  8. Makes 32 puffs.

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