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Sopaipillas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Petty

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon shortening
1/3 cup warm water
Oil for deep-fat frying
Honey, optional
Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until a loose ball forms (dough will be crumbly).
On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough for 3 minutes or until smooth. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Roll out into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Cut into 12 squares with a knife or cut into 12 circles using a round biscuit cutter.
In a deep-fat fryer, heat 2 in. of oil to 375. Fry sopaipillas for 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels; keep warm. Serve with honey and/or dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 servings

 

 

 

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