On Line Cookbook


Recipe Information
Theresa C.

Serves/Makes:60 sopapillas or more

  • 1/2 package dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) warm water
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk
  • 2-1/2 tsp (12.5 ml) baking powder (1 tsp (5 ml) for each cup of flour)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 2-1/2 cups (600 ml) flour
  • Powdered sugar (if desired)
  • hot oil for frying.
  • In a large bowl add yeast to water and dissolve.
  • Add egg, milk and sugar.
  • Mix until mixture starts to form.
  • Add flour, salt, baking powder a little at a time and mix to a thick dough.
  • Let sit for 15 minutes.
  • Put dough on floured board and roll very thin.
  • Cut into 2 inch squares or triangles.
  • Fry in hot oil until brown.
  • When done roll sopapilla in powdered sugar.
They are great with chocolate syrup or honey for dipping.

You can put part of the dough in the refrigerator for a couple of days, if all is not used.