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german puffs(fett kuckes)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Chris T.
East Hampton, NY

These are simply AWESOME...the sour cream,cinnamon,nutmeg make them SO tasty.

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For german puffs(fett kuckes)

  • 2 lg
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 2/3 c
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    leftover mashed potatoes
  • oil for frying
  • sugar, sugar and cinnamon mixture or confectioners sugar for coating after frying

How To Make german puffs(fett kuckes)

  • 1
    Mix flour well with baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
  • 2
    Beat eggs into the sour cream and stir in sugar.
  • 3
    Lightly mix together sour cream and flour mixtures with the potato.
  • 4
    Drop dough by teaspoonsful into a deep skillet in which the oil it hot but not smoking (about 350 degrees but not hotter than 370 degrees F) and fry the balls until crisp.
  • 5
    Drain them on paper towels and roll in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar, just sugar or confectioners sugar.