17.5 oz (500 g) flour
2 cup warm water
2 tsp yeast
3.5 oz (100 g) + 1 tsp sugar
3.5 oz (100 g) butter, or margarine, melted
1 cup sugar powder
2 cup vegetable oil for frying
Stir 5.2 oz (150 g) a flour, yeasts, 1 tsp a sugar, and 2 cups a warm water thoroughly.
Cover a batter with a piece of a plastic wrap, and set in a warm place for 20 minutes.
Then, add all other ingredients but a sugar powder, stir well, and set in a warm place for 2 hours.
Make pyshki like donuts, and cook in a boiling vegetable oil until their color starts to change.
Place on a flat dish, sprinkle with a sugar powder, and serve with a coffee.
This is very old, and very traditional dish of Sankt-Petersburg.