Sweet Calas
Poppy Tooker
Makes 12

2 cups cooked rice
6 tablespoons flour
3 heaping tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
vegetable oil (for deep-frying)
confectioners’ sugar

In a bowl, combine rice, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt,  Mix until rice is coated with dry ingredients. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.

Heat vegetable oil for deep-frying to 360 degrees. Carefully drop rice mixture by spoonfuls into hot oil and fry until brown. Remove from oil with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar. Serve hot.