Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. In a heavy saucepan or dutch oven start heating the cooking oil to 375°F.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together into a bowl.
  3. Cut the lard into the flour with a pastry cutter or forks.
  4. Slowly add water until a firm adhesive dough is formed.
  5. Knead the dough briefly, cover, and let rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Pinch the dough off in golf ball sized pieces and form irregularly shaped patties about ¼" thick between the hands.
  7. Fry the patties in the hot oil about 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  8. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Serve hot sprinkled with cinnamon sugar or with honey or syrup.
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