Mexican Honey Puffs
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Cold water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Vegetable oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)|
|Honey butter/Cinnamon sugar||4 Tablespoon|
Cut shortening into flour, baking powder and salt until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Gradually add enough water to make a stiff pastrylike dough, tossing with fork until all flour is moistened and dough almost cleans side of bowl.
Gather dough into a ball; divide into halves and shape into 2 flattened rounds.
Heat oil (1 1/2 to 2 inches) to 360°.
Roll 1 half of dough 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.
Cut into rectangles, 3 x 2 inches, or 3-inch diamonds.
Fry 3 or 4 rectangles at a time, turning once, until puffed and golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes on each side.
Drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining dough.
Dip puffs into Honey Butter or sprinkle with Cinnamon Sugar.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5321 Calories from Fat 4351
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 492 g756.6%
Saturated Fat 78.5 g392.4%
Trans Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 64.3 mg21.4%
Sodium 1526.4 mg63.6%
Total Carbohydrates 209 g69.7%
Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%
Sugars 13.5 g
Protein 26 g51.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium 41.2% Iron 67.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet