Recipe by mandiarnel

Sopapillas are a light, pillowy pastry that is deep fried. They can be rolled in cinnamon sugar or left plain. Serve them with honey while they are hot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For Sopapillas:.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Cut in the butter until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
  4. Stir in the water until the dough is smooth.
  5. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  6. Roll out on a floured board to about 1/4 inch thick.
  7. Cut into squares.
  8. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F.
  9. Add a few of the dough squares to the hot oil - do not over crowd.
  10. Fry until golden brown on both sides, pushing the dough under the oil occasionally.
  11. Drain on paper towels, then roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.
  12. Cinnamon Sugar Mixture:.
  13. Mix the ingredients and use to cover the hot sopapillas.

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