Plain.Recipes

Sopaipillas

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=72668

Ingredients

  1. 4 c all-purpose flour
  2. 1 T baking powder
  3. 1 tsp salt
  4. 3 T shortening
  5. 1 1/3 c hot water
  6. Vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. (Dough will be sticky).
  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead 5 to 10 times.
  4. Cover and let rise at least 30 minutes.