search saves

Sopaipillas (Fritters)

Sopaipillas (Fritters) created by Crafty Lady 13

From Mexican Cooking at the Academy, California Culinary Academy. Sopaipillas are golden-fried puffs of dough. In new Mexico where they are popular, they are usually eaten with honey, as suggested here. Sopaipillas are also good served with soups, and at brunches, parties, and buffets. My DH and I love this recipe. Great to serve with Mexican food. We fill them with honey and sometimes make a salad in them with lettuce, tomato, avocado, salsa, and sour cream. Yummy! Cook time doesn't include 1 hour rest time.

Ready In:
50mins
Yields:
Units:

ingredients

directions

  • Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until coarse crumbs form.
  • Gradually work in the water to form a pastry-like dough. Turn onto a light floured board. Place a damp cloth over and allow to rest for 1 hour.
  • In large, heavy frying pan, heat oil to 425°F Divide dough in half (you will find it easier to handle this way). Roll each ball of dough as thin as possible. Cut into 3-inch squares and fry in hot oil, pushing squares down into the oil several times so that they will puff evenly. Turn once to brown and cook until golden on both sides. Place on paper towels to drain.
  • Serve warm with honey.
Submit a Recipe Correction

MY PRIVATE NOTES

Add a Note
Advertisement
Enter The Sweepstakes
Advertisement

RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

@mersaydees
Contributor
@mersaydees
Contributor
"From Mexican Cooking at the Academy, California Culinary Academy. Sopaipillas are golden-fried puffs of dough. In new Mexico where they are popular, they are usually eaten with honey, as suggested here. Sopaipillas are also good served with soups, and at brunches, parties, and buffets. My DH and I love this recipe. Great to serve with Mexican food. We fill them with honey and sometimes make a salad in them with lettuce, tomato, avocado, salsa, and sour cream. Yummy! Cook time doesn't include 1 hour rest time."
icons / sparkles / sparkles

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

icons / sparkles / sparkles
icons / camera
upload
icons / star / star-outline
review
icons / write-a-review
tweak
icons / question
ask
all
reviews
tweaks
q&a
sort by: icons / navigate / navigate-down
  1. Crafty Lady 13
    Sopaipillas (Fritters) Created by Crafty Lady 13
    Reply
  2. Crafty Lady 13
    I had been craving Sopaipillas and this certainly fulfilled my craving. This recipe is very quick and easy to make. The Sopaipillas had just the right amount of crunch. I let them drain on a paper towel and them sprinkled them with powdered sugar before topping them off with a sugar-free honey substitute. Yummy!!! Made for July 2013 Aus/NZ Swap.
    Reply
  3. mersaydees
    From Mexican Cooking at the Academy, California Culinary Academy. Sopaipillas are golden-fried puffs of dough. In new Mexico where they are popular, they are usually eaten with honey, as suggested here. Sopaipillas are also good served with soups, and at brunches, parties, and buffets. My DH and I love this recipe. Great to serve with Mexican food. We fill them with honey and sometimes make a salad in them with lettuce, tomato, avocado, salsa, and sour cream. Yummy! Cook time doesn't include 1 hour rest time.
Advertisement