Deep Fried Strawberries with Sherry Sauce
1 cup pancake mix
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
24 large strawberries
Combine pancake mix and milk, stirring well. Remove leaves and stems from cleaned strawberries; dip into pancake mix. Deep fry strawberries in hot oil (375 degrees F) until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Serve strawberries immediately with Sherry Sauce.
1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon plus 3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 cup sherry
Combine sugar and water in small saucepan; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and sherry, stirring until cornstarch is dissolved. Gradually stir cornstarch mixture into hot mixture; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce is smooth and thickened.