Recipe by Ellin
"This is a classic fried dessert bread of Mexico. They're great hot out of the fryer and rolled in cinnamon sugar."
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shortening for frying
unbleached all-purpose flour
I made these the other day and they turned out great. I hate to see how a person such as "kmmishler" down there can mess up the rating for this. I also suppose her entire family has gone into cardiac arrest after eating all of the fat that she is supposed to be FRYING FOOD IN and NOT mixing it in the dough. (along w/ the 7 and counting that considered her helpful)
Need to verify ingredients. Hard to believe it takes 8 cups of shortening to make 32 Sopapillas!
The 8 cups of shortening are for frying. Only 2 tablespoons actually go into the sopapillas.
Tried the recipe with both honey and the cinnamon sugar. Both myself and the kids preferred the cinnamon sugar. The recipe gave us a different type of dessert. The dough was easy to work with and quick to fry. Very delicious.
I have not made this recipe as yet but have had these in resturants and love them, especiaslly with honey. Can't wait to make them myself.
BJ Edwards Chaparral,N.M.
WOW! I made these as a snack for my 5 year old and I tonight, so I cut the recipe in half, and we still didn't finish them. Not eating them up has nothing to do with taste, however. These are fantastic! I will definately have to make these up next time I have company. They are so easy to make, and so good! I will without a doubt be making these again
Made these for the 1st time at a party recently and they flew off the plate - wonderful fresh, and hot, and it was so incredibly easy!! I did have to add some extra water to make it dough-y enough - but you can tell how much water you need as you go along. Go by feel.
Melt in your mouth! Easy too. We all just loved them.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 250
** Calories from Fat: 116
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