Pâte à Frire

Yeast French-frying Batter

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 (-ounce) cake compressed yeast
  • 2</

Method

  1. Put flour into mixer bowl. Make a hole in the middle. Put crumbled yeast into the hole. Add water. Stir yeast and water together to dissolve yeast. Don’t worry if some flour mixes into it. When yeast is dissolved, add salt, sugar, and yolks. Beat together in mixer on low speed while adding milk. Mixture should be like a thick custard. Beat for about 5 minutes.