Kakes Gordos (Fried Dough Balls)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by pines506

I have no idea of the correct spelling of this, just going by my husband's pronunciation of it. These are basically little puffed pancake balls. Serve with syrup, cinnamon sugar or powdered sugar. Very easy and filling!

Top Review by oceanpebble10

This Was a Easy recipe to follow however I did add about a 1/2 cup of sugar and two teaspoons of cinnamon to add more flavor. would recommend this to those looking to fry dough in a manner where there isn't a lot of work or maybe short on time and need a quick treat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a frying pan (A fry daddy can be used).
  2. Mix first 5 ingredients together.
  3. Add milk to mixture NOTE: The amount of milk is just an approximation.
  4. You want enough milk to make a batter thick enough to hold a ball shape in the oil, but thin enough to be able to get off of the spoon.
  5. Drop by spoonfuls (I use a mixing spoonula) into hot oil.
  6. Cook turning until no longer doughy inside and nice and golden outside.
  7. Serve with either syrup, cinnamon sugar or powdered sugar.

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