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(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jennette Canto
Las Vegas, NV

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.

(1 rating)
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For gufong

  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    cornmeal,very fine
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • vegetable oil for frying

How To Make gufong

  • 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.