Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 Cups milk

  2. 6 Tablespoons shortening

  3. 2 Packages yeast

  4. 2 Tablespoons sugar

  5. 1 Teaspoon salt

  6. 4 Cups flour oil for frying

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : In a saucepan combine milk, salt and shortening and heat until shortening is melted. Do not let mixture boil. Cool mixture to a lukewarm. Add yeast and stir until dissolved. Stir in flour two cups at a time, beating well after each addition until smooth. Put in a greased bowl, cover with damp cloth and let rise until double. Pinch off pieces of dough about the size of a golf ball. Stretch each piece into a thin 6-8 inch circle. Fry one at a time in oil, heated to 350~F. until dough rises to surface. Turn and fry on other side until light brown. Drain on paper towel and sprinkle with sugar mixture. SUGAR MIXTURE: 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon


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