- Serves 4.
- Vegetable oil for frying
- 3 cups baking mix (such as Bisquick )
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup half-and-half
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon almond flavoring Confectioners’
- sugar for dusting
- Canned fruit pie fillings such as apple,blueberry, or cherry
In a deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Combine the next six ingredients in a large bowl and whisk until smooth. Using a large funnel, pour about a cup of the mixture in while holding your finger over the hole. When oil is ready, release your finger and release batter in a circular and squiggly motion until circle is filled in. Fry about 2 to 2-1/2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Drain and transfer to plate. Dust with powdered sugar and top with your favorite fruit filling. Batter will make about four cakes.