Sopaipillas (Mexican dessert)

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Melissa Turner

By
@Mlturner908

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

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

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Sopaipillas (Mexican dessert)

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the dry ingredients and then cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until mixture holds together
  2. On a floured surface knead dough for about 2 mins until smooth. Cover at let stand for 5 mins.
  3. Roll out to about 1/4 inch thickness and cut into 2 1/2 in triangles
  4. heat 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.

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About Sopaipillas (Mexican dessert)

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




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