Elephant Ears

Dana Walker

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@SolomonandDana

A fav in the family!! I remember when we use to get these from a county fair. When my mom found the recipe we got to have them when we wanted them! Hope you enjoy one of our favorites!!!


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Ingredients

1 1/2 c
milk
6 Tbsp
shortening
2 pkg
yeast
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
4 c
flour
oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In saucepan combine milk, sugar, salt, and shortening and heat until shortening melts. DO NOT LET MIXTURE BOIL.
2
Cool mixture to lukewarm add yeast and stir until dissolved.
3
Add 2 cups of flour mix well and then add the rest of flour. Mix till smooth.
4
Place in greased bowl until doubled, cover with damp cloth. To help speed up I always place bowl in sink and fill it to half way up the bowl with hot water, just make sure not to get any in the bowl.
5
One at a time place into fryer, or pot which ever, until dough rises to the surface. Turn and fry on the other side until light brown.
6
Drain on paper towel and sprinkle with powder sugar

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes