Puffs with Honey Butter Recipe
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Puffs with Honey Butter Recipe

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"A priest shared the recipe for these delicious doughnut-like puffs," says Ruth Plaushin of Swiftwater, Pennsylvania. "Honey butter is yummy on top."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 74 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup butter and honey until smooth; set side.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs until lemon-colored. Beat in yogurt and remaining butter until smooth. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt; stir into yogurt mixture.
  3. In a deep-fat fryer or electric skillet, heat oil to 360°. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls into oil. Fry until golden brown, about 1 minute on each side. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with the honey butter. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Puffs with Honey Butter in Taste of Home February/March 2000 , p65

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ad554836 User ID: 5085348 68921
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2012

"I would add 2 tablespoons of sugar to the recipe (with the dry ingredients)... even with the honey butter it was lacking (I thought) but we added some sugar to the batter and it helped a lot. They were quite easy to make though! Oh and be prepared to feed a group with them!"

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