Fried Cakes

2
Baby Kato

By
@BabyKato

I love these tasty treats and could eat them all by myself. They are wonderful anytime, served plain, with sugar, cinnamon sugar, jam, jelly or Deluce de leche.

The oil must be very hot to ensure quick frying. If the oil is not hot enough, the fried cakes will be greasy and heavy.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
5 cakes
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 1/8 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 2 c
    oil for frying
  • ·
    sugar, or cinnamon sugar (garnish)

How to Make Fried Cakes

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, add the flour, salt and baking powder and mix.
  2. Then add in the butter and shortening, mix until well blended. (I used my fingers)
  3. Gradually add the milk, stirring until a rough ball forms. (you don't want the dough to be too wet or too dry)

    Knead gently until the mixture forms a smooth dough.
  4. Cut the dough into 5 even pieces and shape into balls.

    Flatten each ball into a disc 1/4 inch thick and poke a hole in the center of each disc with your finger.
  5. Please Note: For best results, fry in separate batches until they are golden brown in color.

    You will need an inch of oil in your pan for frying. Heat the oil and add one or two of the cakes, (the oil should sizzles when the dough is added). Turn once.
  6. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with sugar while still hot. Best eaten warm.

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About Fried Cakes

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Latin American
Hashtag: #Argentina




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