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

Keywords for this recipe:FrittersDoughnutsChoux pastry
For 100 fritters, you will need:

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How long does it take?
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PreparationCookingStart to finish
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
1,548 Kcal or 6,481 Kj24 gr146 gr96 gr
77 %9 %14 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
360 Kcal or 1,507 Kj6 gr34 gr22 gr
18 %2 %3 %3 %
Per fritters
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
15 Kcal or 63 Kj< 1 gr1 gr1 gr
1 %<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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Note : These prices are only approximate.
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: Saint Honoré cake, Chouquettes, Gougères, Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Puits d'amour, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Breton apple and rhubarb tart , Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, Butter cream, Apple custard tart, Sushi, ... All
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