Deep Fried Friday: MoonPies

August 24, 2012 | By | Comments (0)

Moon PieCan MoonPies be even more decadent? Watch and find out as I deep-fry this tasty treat.

Deep Fried MoonPies

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 4 Moon Pies
  • 2 cups Japanese breadcrumbs (Panko)
  • Vegetable oil

Preparation:

1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Dip Moon Pies in batter until coated and dredge in breadcrumbs.

2. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches; heat over medium heat to 350°. Fry Moon Pies in batches, 20 to 30 seconds on each side or until golden brown. Drain on a wire rack over paper towel. Serve whole or cut into quarters.

Watch this dreamy pastry get a satisfying crunch:

Deep Fried FridaysCheck back next Friday to see what else our Test Kitchen throws in the deep fryer. And to see our past videos, go to SouthernLiving.com/fry.

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