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  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Cake yeast/1 pkg. dry yeast 1
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), scalded

Combine the dry ingredients and cut in shortening.
Dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add to scalded milk that is cooled to room temperature.
Make a well in center of dry ingredients.
Pour liquid into well and work into dry ingredients to make dough.
Knead dough 16 to 20 times and set aside for approximately 10 minutes.
Roll dough to 1/4" thickness or slightly thinner and fry in melted shortening at 420 degrees F.
Fry only a few at a time so fat stays hot.
Drain sopaipillas on absorbent towels and serve as a bread.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2183 Calories from Fat 256

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.7%

Saturated Fat 9.8 g49%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 28.2 mg9.4%

Sodium 3428.1 mg142.8%

Total Carbohydrates 413 g137.5%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54%

Sugars 31.2 g

Protein 61 g121.5%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 76.6% Iron 132.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sopaipillas Recipe