Mama's Fry Bakes ( St. Vincent and the Grenadines)

Recipe by WizzyTheStick
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 12 bakes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • If not using yeast, omit step 6. The dough can be rolled out and fried immediately.
  • Mix together the flour, salt, baking powder and yeast.
  • Rub in the shortening.
  • Add sufficient water to the flour mixture to make a smooth dough.
  • Knead dough lightly until smooth.
  • Cover with a damp cloth and leave dough to relax for ½ hr).
  • After dough has rested for ½ hour, divide and shape into 12 balls.
  • Roll each ball of dough on a lightly floured surface, to 1/4 " thick and 3 1/2" round.
  • Fry in hot oil until brown on both sides.
  • Put on paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  • These freeze well and can be reheated in the microwave.
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