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Sopapillas Recipe
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Sopapillas Recipe

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These deep-fried breads were a hit when I made them for out daughter's birthday party. They're a fun way to round out a Mexican-theme meal.—Glenda Jarboe, Oroville, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 2/3 cup water
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Honey

Nutritional Facts

1 sopapilla equals 114 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 264 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients; cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until mixture holds together.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough for 1-2 minutes or until smooth. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Roll out to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. star cookie cutter or into 2-1/2-in. triangles.
  3. In an electric skillet or deep fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry sopaipillas 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and puffed. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with honey. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Sopaipillas in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p198

Nutritional Facts

1 sopapilla equals 114 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 264 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 2, 2012

my local mexican restaurant used just tortillas they warmed and dipped in cinnamon and sugar then honey. Very good too.

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

This is the same recipe but made using a cookie cutter.The kids will join in this one!

Donna Davis Los Angeles, CA

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2009

I just love reading the Related Tips sections! I find so much useful information here and just as I'm getting ready to log off I run into something else that catches my interest and I just have to read all about it! Now, I'm off to try this Sopa recipe because it sounds like a winner!

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