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Les Orielles De Cochon (Cajun French Pastry Dessert)

Estimated Nutritional Profile
Nutrient Quantity
Protein (g)27.666
Energy (kCal)2165.71
Carbohydrates (g)434.4422
Total fats (g)43.3395
Temporal Sequence of Cooking Processes
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    Utensils Used
    | 1. In a small bowl stir together the flour and salt. Set aside. | 2. In a deep bowl, beat eggs with a fork or wire whisk. Gradually beat in the cooled butter or margerine. Stir in water. Stir into flour mixture till well combined. If neccesary use hands to work in flour. | 3. Form into a ball with hands. | 4. Divide dough into 24 balls. | 5. On a lightly floured surface, roll each ball into a paper thin round, 6 inches in diameter. Cover rounds to prevent drying out. | 6. In a large deep saucepan or deep fryer, heat 2 inches of melted shortening or cooking oil to 375 degrees. Place one round of dough in the oil. As soon as it rises to the surface, press the center with a long handled fork and twist the fork to give the dough a pig's ear shape. Press fork and dough against side of the pan to retain shape. Fry for 1 1/2 minutes or till golden, turning once. Drain on paper towels and repeat with remaining rounds. | 7. Topping:. | 8. In a 2 quart saucepan bring cane syrup or syrup molasses mixture to boiling. Clip a candy thermometer to pan. Cook syrup over medium low until it reaches 230 degrees, stirring frequently. | 9. Arrange the pastries on a platter. Drizzel with hot syrup and sprinkle with pecans. | ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Nutritional Profile for Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Quantity Unit State Energy (kcal) Carbohydrates Protein (g) Total Lipid (Fat) (g)
    purpose flour 2 cups - - - -
    salt 1/2 teaspoon - - - -
    egg 2 143.0 0.72 12.56 9.51
    butter 1/4 cup melted cooled 342.0 15.714 10.686 28.8
    water 2 tablespoons 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
    shortening - - - -
    molasses 1 1/2 1/2 1465.95 377.7602 0.0 0.5055
    pecan 3/4 cup chopped 214.76 40.248000000000005 4.42 4.524

    - Means that suitable USDA nutrition profile could not be mapped for this ingredient-unit combination.

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