Chocolate Ring A Dings
|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs) (unsifted)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Chocolate||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), ground|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Combine Ground Chocolate, sugar, milk, cooled shortening and egg; beat until smooth.
Add chocolate mixture to dry ingredients, stirring only until flour is moistened.
Place dough on board sprinkled with additional 1/4 cup flour; lightly knead 2-3 times until soft ball forms.
Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick.
Cut with floured doughnut cutter; let dry 10 minutes.
Deep pan fry in at least 3-inches oil at 375°F for 1 1/2 minutes on each side.
Drain on paper towels.
Roll in powdered sugar or spread tops with chocolate frosting, if desired.