Recipe by Menta
These are the Creole version of a biscuit, fried in hot oil, and variations of this recipe are eaten throughout the Caribbean as a delicious snack. Make a big batch-they go fast!
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 2⁄3 cup milk
Directions See How It's Made
- Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl, then cut in the butter with a knife until the mixture resembles bread crumbs. Pour in the milk and stir to make a soft dough.
- Knead on a floured surface board for about 5 minutes, then refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Break the dough into lemon-sized pieces, roll these into balls and flatten to a thickness of 1/2 inch. Fry these in hot oil until they are golden.