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    Fried Dough

    Fried Dough. Photo by NinaRandall

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    17 mins

    7 mins

    10 mins

    Chef #591476's Note:

    Great toped with powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar or honey. Serve warm and enjoy. RECIPE COURTEY: Cooks.com

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix dry ingredients in large bowl. Blend in shortening with pastry blender. Stir in milk with a fork until soft dough is formed.
    2. 2
      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.
    3. 3
      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.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 02, 2013

      55

      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

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    • on September 10, 2012

      55

      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 .

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7envGVcfWY&feature=results_video

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    • on July 11, 2010

      35

      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.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fried Dough

    Serving Size: 1 (59 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 167.8
     
    Calories from Fat 38
    22%
    Total Fat 4.2 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 2.8 mg
    0%
    Sodium 246.7 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.2 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 3.2 g
    12%
    Protein 3.9 g
    7%

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