Source of Recipe
List of Ingredients
2 cups (500 ml) all-purpose flour
2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
1 tsp (5 ml) salt
2 Tbs (30 ml) vegetable shortening
3/4 cup (180 ml) cold water
Oil for deep frying
Powdered sugar and cinnamon for dusting
Sift the dry ingredients together. Cut in the shortening with fork
until the mixture is the texture of cornmeal. Add the water gradually
to form a dough. Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth.
Roll as thin as possible and cut into 3-inch (7 cm) squares. Fry in
hot (375F, 190C) oil until puffed and golden brown on both sides.
Drain on paper towels and dust with powdered sugar and cinnamon.
Makes about 20, to serve 4 to 6.