Add Fast Rising Yeast to warmed Water (120º).
Mix Flour, Sugar and Salt.
Cut in Shortening.
Add Yeast and mix.
Knead, form a ball and place in a greased bowl.
Cover with plastic and hand towel and place in a warm environment.
Once doubled in size, punch down.
Heat Shortening or Vegetable Oil in pan until a drop of dough sizzles.
Pinch off an inch of Dough and smooth out using thumb and fore finger in a rolling motion.
Drop into hot oil and let brown on one side.
Turn over and brown other side.
Remove with a slotted spoon and place on paper towel.
Serve warm with condiments (ie: butter, jam, powdered sugar)