Sopapillas (Fried Biscuit Puffs)

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

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