Pets de nonne


Pets de nonne
These small fritters are like mini doughnuts: they're simply made with choux pastry dough, then tossed in a little sugar.



[Translator's note: their amusing French name literally means "nun's farts". So, maybe we'll leave it French...].
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Last modified on: June 18th 2014

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For 100 fritters, you will need:

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40 min.5 min.45 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 30 min.
Pets de nonne : Photo of step #1

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Pets de nonne : Photo of step #2
Transfer the dough to a forcing bag. If you don't have one, use a plastic bag and cut off one corner.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Pets de nonne : Photo of step #3
Heat the oil 320°F (160°C).

Press on the forcing bag and squeeze out the dough to the size of a walnut, then cut this off with a knife.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Pets de nonne : Photo of step #4
When the dough falls into the hot oil it will sink to the bottom at first, then rise back up to the top.

Stage 5
Pets de nonne : Photo of step #5
Turn the pets de nonne so that they brown evenly.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Pets de nonne : Photo of step #6
Remove them from the oil with a skimmer and place on absorbant paper.

Sprinkle a little sugar on top and they're ready.
Remarks
It its important to keep the oil temperature relatively low. If it is too hot, the outside browns rapidly, leaving the inside uncooked.
Keeping
A few hours.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
412 Kcal or 1,725 Kj28 gr158 gr104 gr
21 %11 %15 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
96 Kcal or 402 Kj7 gr37 gr24 gr
5 %3 %3 %4 %
Per fritters
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4 Kcal or 17 Kj< 1 gr2 gr1 gr
0 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 100 fritters : 1.06 €
  • Per fritters : 0.01 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Choux pastry (pâte à choux)Choux pastry (pâte à choux): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Profiteroles, Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Valay-Brest, Gougères, Puits d'amour, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Little cakes with a chocolate and hazelnut centre, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Oatmeal cake, Crème brulée, Santiago Cake, ... All
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