Jennette Canto Recipe

Gufong

By Jennette Canto Jennette


This a Cape Verdean fry bread made of corn flour. Its more like a fried pastry, somewhat like a donut, firm and sweet in flavor.


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Cooking Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

2 c
water
1 c
sugar
1 c
cornmeal,very fine
1 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking powder
vegetable oil for frying
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Start by putting the water and sugar in a pot and bringing it to a boil.
2
Once the mixture comes to a boil add the cornmeal stir until it comes together and then add the flour.
3
Add the salt and baking powder and keep mixing until everything is combined and firm.
4
Let mixture cool and will rise some from the baking powder. Once it has cooled take pieces of dough and roll them into small finger sized logs, on a floured surface.
5
Heat up your vegetable oil in a pan and when hot add gufong and fry until golden brown.
6
When browned, drain on a paper towel.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Portugese
  • Comments

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  • user
    Dorthy Erlandson no1funcook - Feb 5, 2013
    Hi,
    Trying this one out tonight and I noticed that on the list of ingredients you have baking soda but on the instructions you have baking powder, which is it? Thanks
  • user
    Jennette Canto Jennette - Feb 5, 2013
    My bad.....it's baking powder! Thanks for catching that. I just corrected it. Enjoy! ;)