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“Light and Tasty Treat! Found in a New Mexico recipe selection. Soooo good when you serve them straight out of the oil and drizzle them with honey!!”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
4 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast in water and add to milk.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl and cut in tablespoons shortening.
  3. Make a well in center of dry ingredients. Add liquid to dry ingredients and work into a dough.
  4. Knead dough for 10 minutes, or until smooth; cover, and set aside.
  5. Heat 2 inches of shortening in a heavy pan at medium-high heat.
  6. Roll dough to a 1/8 ingh thickness on a lightly floured board.
  7. Cut dough into 4-inch squares and fry until golden on both sides, turning.
  8. once. (If the shortening is sufficiently hot, the sopaipillas will puff and become hollow shortly after being placed in the shortening.)
  9. Drain sopaipillas on absorbent towels.
  10. Serve with honey or stuffed.

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