Beignet au fromage

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2½ ounce Gruyere cheese
2½ ounce Emmenthaler cheese
1 Egg
2½ tablespoon Milk
1 Clove garlic
⅓ cup Plain flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
Salt, pepper
12 Slices square white bread
Oil for deep frying

Step l. Grate cheeses, put into small bowl of electric mixer. Add egg, milk, crushed garlic, sifted flour and baking powder, salt and pepper. Beat on medium speed 5 minutes. Step 2. Remove crusts from bread. Spread about 2 tablespoons of mixture on to each slice of bread, right to outer edges. Cut each slice into four squares. (If bread is fresh remove crusts after you have spread the cheese mixture; the crusts hold the bread firm). Step 3. put in hot oil, cheese - side down; fry until golden brown on both sides about 2 minutes, turning once. Drain on absorbent paper. Source: Dinner Party Cookbook ch. *This recipe comes from Gaddi's Restaurant in Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong.

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