Great toped with powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar or honey. Serve warm and enjoy. RECIPE COURTEY: Cooks.com
- Mix dry ingredients in large bowl. Blend in shortening with pastry blender. Stir in milk with a fork until soft dough is formed.
- On lightly floured surface, knead dough 2 or 3 times. Cut into fourths, form each piece into a circle. Roll to 1/2 inch thickness.
- Place two at a time into the deep fat fryer, turning to brown evenly on both sides. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
have been making this for years (for the kids, and now their kids) we always called them 'elephants ears' and 'beavertails', they were gone in a flash. also, they go great with gravy and cheese curds ala french canadian 'poutine', thanx for posting, now i gonna go and make some more
I have made this recipe twice , I just love it !! the first time I made it left every one craving!!!..
I made a youtube video on this recipe check it out you will see me cooking .
It was pretty good in a pinch. I put a lot of powdered sugar on it with butter. I felt 4 servings were way too much for this. More like 2 servings and 2 minutes per side was almost too much cooking time.