Mardi Gras Angel Wings
Preparation: 20 minutes
Wait: 1 hour
Cooking: 2 minutes
Number of people: 4
Type of dish: Snack
250g of flour4 tbsp whipping cream1 tbsp lemon juice4 egg yolks1 tsp baking powder45g of butter1 sachet of vanilla sugarIcing sugar1 pinch of saltFrying oil
In a bowl, mix the whipping cream with the tablespoon of lemon juice.
In a bowl, place the flour with the vanilla sugar, baking powder and 1 pinch of salt, mix. Dig in the center. Add the cream, the previously beaten egg yolks and the soft butter cut into pieces. Start mixing with a wooden spoon then work the dough with your hands until you obtain a homogeneous preparation. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
Roll out the dough on a floured work surface as thinly as possible. Cut out diamond shapes and make a slit in the center. Pass each end of the diamond through the slot.
Heat a frying pan to 180°C. Gently place the angel wings in the frying pan and cook for 2 minutes, taking care to turn them once during cooking. Place on absorbent paper for a few moments then place on the serving plate. Sprinkle with icing sugar when serving.
This traditional recipe is normally made with sour cream, whipping cream and lemon juice can be substituted if you have difficulty finding it.
Apolline Arnoud, Jellyfish France