Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening for deep frying
Cup Pillsbury Best All Purpose Flour divided
Tbsps. finall shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided
tsp. onion powder
Cups broccoli florets, cleaned and dried
tsp. baking powder
tsp. black pepper
1) Heat 2 or 3 inches shortening to 365F in deep fryer or deep saicepan. 2) Combine 1/4 cup flour, 2tablespoons cheese and onion powder in large resealable food storage bag. Add broccoli. Shake to coat. 3) Combine buttermilk, baking powder, remaining 1/2 cup flour, remaining 2 tablesppons cheese, salt and pepper in small bowl. Stir until smooth. Dip several broccoli pieces in batter. Drain off excess. 4) Fry a few at a time 1 or 2mins or until deep golden brown, turning as needed for even browning. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.