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Native American Fry Bread (Bannick Bread) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John & Marina Ahart, Vince's Family
Added: Sunday, October 21, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 cup warm water
oil or lard for deep frying

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour, salt, baking powder. Add water a little at a time, and work into a soft dough. Cover and let rest about 30 min. Turn dough into 12 pieces 3 to 4 inches in diameter and 1/8 inch in thickness. Puncture the center of each piece with a knife and fry in oil or lard (I prefer lard), turning each piece only once until golden brown. Serve while hot.

Bannick Bread plain is great with soups and stews.

Variations:

o 1 Tbsp sugar and/or 1 tsp of butter/margarine may be added to the batter and milk can be substituted for the water.
o Pieces of fry bread can be sprinkled with powdered sugar or with cinnamon and sugar.
o Plain pieces can be served with honey or jam.
o Indian tacos are made by putting meat, beans, cheese, lettuce and salsa on thin pieces of fry bread.

 

 

 

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