Recipe courtesy of Darci Rochau
Fried Crispy Brain with Marrow Cream
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Active:
1 hr
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Active:
1 hr
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Funnel Cake:
Pomegranate Glaze:
Walnut Cream:

Directions

Special equipment: a deep-fry thermometer, a piping bag and a round ladle

For the funnel cake: Pour the oil in a heavy stockpot and heat until a deep-fry thermometer inserted in the oil registers 375 degrees F.

Meanwhile, in the bowl of a stand mixer or with a handheld electric mixer, beat the sugar and eggs together. With the mixer on low, add the milk slowly and mix to combine. Add the flour, baking powder and salt and beat until smooth. Pour the batter into a piping bag.

Slightly submerge a round ladle in the hot oil and pipe the batter into the ladle (this will create the round look of the brain). Cook until slightly brown, 3 to 4 minutes, then transfer to a paper towel to drain. Continue with the remaining batter.

For the pomegranate glaze: Put the pomegranate juice, cinnamon stick, orange zest and vanilla in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and cook at a slow boil until reduced by one-third, 12 to 14 minutes. Strain and let cool.

For the walnut cream: Bring the cream, sugar and vanilla to a boil in a saucepan. Add the egg yolks and cook, whisking, until slightly thickened. Add a splash of cognac to taste. Strain the mixture into a bowl and cool in an ice bath. Stir the crushed walnuts into the cooled cream.

To assemble, glaze the warm funnel cakes with the pomegranate glaze and serve on top of the walnut cream.

This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.

More from:

Halloween Wars

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Refried Beans

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Oven-Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Crispy and Creamy New Potato Pie

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Pan Fried Pork Chops

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Fried Collard Green Wontons

Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen

Fried Couscous Salad

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Indonesian Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Karen Akunowicz

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          11:30am | 10:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Cooks vs. Cons

          10pm | 9c

          Cooks vs. Cons

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Get Cooking