Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir together the first three ingredients.
  2. Rub the shortening into the flour until it resembles fine bread crumbs.
  3. Gradually add the water.
  4. Stir with a fork until it becomes a crumbly dough.
  5. Turn onto a floured surface.
  6. Knead into a smooth ball, divide the dough in half.
  7. Allow to stand for 10 minutes.
  8. Divide into two.
  9. Roll each half into a rectangle.
  10. Using a medium pastry cutter, cut into runds.
  11. Do NOT re-roll or patch dough.
  12. Fry a few at a time in deep hot fat 200 C, 400 F, Gas mark 6 till golden.
  13. Drain on a paper towel.
  14. Serve with honey or roll in icing sugar and cinnamon.