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Sopaipillas

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Lukewarm water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vegetable oil/Shortening 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

Place flour, baking powder and salt in mixing bowl.
Cut in shortening.
Sprinkle in the water, mixing with a fork until all the flour is moistened.
The dough should almost clean the side of the bowl.
Form the dough into a ball, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Put 1-2" of oil in a pan.
Heat to 400°.
Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface.
Cut it into round.
Fry each rectangle until puffed and golden, turning once, about 2 minutes.
Lightly press them down with fork so they will bubble and puff up.
Drain on paper towels.
Serve at once and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon or honey.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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