"Mutzenmandeln" German fritters

"Mutzenmandeln" German fritters

"Mutzenmandeln" is a typical German biscuits that is baked in cold season to rollicking celebrations including New Year's Eve and Carnival.

Marek Thi


  1. 275 Grams Flour
  2. 85 Grams Cornstarch
  3. 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  4. 65 Grams sugar
  5. 3 Eggs
  6. 1 Pinch Salt
  7. 1 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  8. 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  9. 50 Grams almonds , finely ground
  10. 100 Grams butter
  11. 750 Millilitres frying oil
  12. 30 Grams sugar Powdered


30 mins
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    Mix in a large bowl flour, cornstarch, baking powder and sugar. Whisk the eggs and add. Add salt, lemon zest, cream and almonds.

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    Give small knobs of butter to the dough and knead well. If the dough is too wet, add more flour. If it is too dry, add a few drops of water.

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    Cover the dough and rest for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

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    Roll out the dough (1 cm thick layer) and cut into desired shapes.

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    Fry the pieces of dough in hot oil. When the "Mutzenmandeln"are golden brown on both sides, let them drain on absorbent paper.

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    Finally, sprinkle the "Mutzen" with powdered sugar.

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