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November 19, 2019

Sopapillas

     
A sopapilla is a crispy, deep-fried pastry that can be covered with honey, powdered sugar or syrup. Perfect for the Holidays, or any special occasion.Sopapilla with powdered sugar
Stir in water; mix until dough is smooth. Kneading the dough is very important to make sopapillas. Lightly flour a flat surface and knead the dough for 3-5 minutes. 


Roll out on floured board until 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3-5 inch squares. 



Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Powder Sopapilla with powder sugar, cinnamon sugar or drizzle with honey




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 Servings - 16                   

Ingredients:
4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp sugar
4 tbsp. shortening
1 1/2 cup warm water
Cooking oil for frying
Optional:
Honey or powder sugar 


Directions:


  • In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and shortening. Stir in water; mix until dough is smooth. 
  • Kneading the dough is very important to make sopapillas. Lightly flour a flat surface and knead the dough for 3-5 minutes. 
  • Cover and let stand for 20 minutes. Place a lightly wet towel over rolls to keep the dough from drying out.
  • Roll out on floured board until 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3-inch squares. 
  • Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F. Fry* until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.


*Flip sopapilla the first 3-4 seconds you place it in the fryer, and flip again, this will help dough puff up.




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