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Sopaipillas Recipe
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Sopaipillas Recipe

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Light, crispy pastry puffs, sopaipillas are a sweet way to round out a spicy meal. They make a nice winter dessert served warm and topped with honey or sugar. —Mary Anne McWhirter, Pearland, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Honey, optional
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until a loose ball forms (dough will be crumbly).
  2. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough for 3 minutes or until smooth. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Roll out into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Cut into 12 squares with a knife or cut into 12 circles using a round biscuit cutter.
  3. In a deep-fat fryer, heat 2 in. of oil to 375°. Fry sopaipillas for 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels; keep warm. Serve with honey and/or dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Sopaipillas in Taste of Home December/January 1994, p35

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Reviewed Aug. 16, 2014

"flavorful, easy to make. prefer without the sweeteners, goes well with spicy foods such as mexican or indian."

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2013

"Terrible. Just flavorless crackers. Nothing like what the photo portrays as the end result. Even the honey didn't help."

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Reviewed Aug. 26, 2013

"One of the best Sopaipillas recipes I have tried in years - will make again"

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2013

"Very tasty, and so much fun to make!"

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Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"I wasn't to pleased with these. The dough was tough to roll out and when i deep fried them they didn't rise...Nothing like the photo, Very Disappointing :("

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