Description Edit


Pastel Frito

Deep-fried pastry

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Sift the flour with baking powder.
  2. In a large bowl, mix in the sifted flour, margarine, cachaça and egg.
  3. Mix well while adding the warm water until you get a dough.
  4. Move the dough to a flat surface and knead it for 15 minutes.
  5. Flat the dough and take half of the dough each time and flatten it with the pin.
  6. Fold the dough a couple of times and flatten it again until you get a thin elastic strip.
  7. Lay the stripes down in a floured surface.
  8. Place full teaspoons of your favorite filling evenly distributed on the dough.
  9. Fold it and cut with a glass or a cookie cutter.
  10. Pinch with your finger the seam to make sure it is closed.
  11. Fry in oil (at least 1 inch deep) at 350°F until it is golden, about 2-3 minutes.
  12. Remove with a slotted spoon and dry on paper towels to cool.
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