Real Sopapillas Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 4 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 2 teaspoons baking powder
<br>- 1 teaspoon salt
<br>- 4 tablespoons shortening
<br>- 1 1/2 cups warm water
<br>- 2 quarts oil for frying
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt and shortening. Stir in water; mix until dough is smooth. Cover and let stand for 20 minutes.
<br>step 2: Roll out on floured board until 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3 inch squares. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.
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Ingredients
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons shortening
- 1 1/2 cups warm water
- 2 quarts oil for frying

Directions
step 1: In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt and shortening. Stir in water; mix until dough is smooth. Cover and let stand for 20 minutes.
step 2: Roll out on floured board until 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3 inch squares. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

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