Sopaipillas (Mexican dessert)

Melissa Turner

By
@Mlturner908

Tender warm pillows of fried dough, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with honey.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 1 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
shortening
2/3 c
water
oil for frying
cinnamon and sugar mix
honey

Step-By-Step

1Combine the dry ingredients and then cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until mixture holds together
2On a floured surface knead dough for about 2 mins until smooth. Cover at let stand for 5 mins.
3Roll out to about 1/4 inch thickness and cut into 2 1/2 in triangles
4heat oil to 375 degrees in a deep fat fryer or electric skillet and fry on both side for 1-2 mins until golden brown and puffy. Remove from oil and sprinkle with your cinnamon sugar mix, drizzle honey over them and eat while still warm.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #honey, #cinnamon, #donuts