- fried dough with cinnamon/sugar sprinkled on top
- K. Goins
- 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) milk
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) sugar
- 1 tsp (5 ml). salt
- 6 tbsp (90 ml) shortening
- 2 packages dry yeast
- 4 cups (950 ml) flour
- Oil for frying
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar mixed with 1 tsp (5 ml). cinnamon for topping
- Heat but do not boil milk, sugar, salt and shortening until shortening is melted.
- Cool until lukewarm.
- Add yeast and stir until dissolved.
- Stir in flour 2 cups (475 ml) at a time, beating until smooth after each addition.
- Put in greased bowl and cover with a damp cloth.
- Let rise until doubled (about 30 minutes).
- Dust hands with flour and pinch off pieces of dough about the size of a golf ball.
- Stretch each ball into a thin 6 inch to 8 inch circle.
- Fry one at a time in 350 degree (175 C.) oil.
- Turn and fry other side until light brown.
- Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mixture.
- This recipe was found in the Daily Journal (Franklin, Indiana) as part of
a group of "County Fair Recipes" including Funnel Cakes, Pronto Pups,
Lemonade Shake-ups, and Italian Sausage.