Rating: 4.5 stars 4.3
199 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 41
  • 3 star values: 17
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 9

This fry bread is a traditional North American treat. Serve with jam or honey.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat shortening in a heavy saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Stir in warm water and knead until soft but not sticky.

  • Shape dough into twelve 3-inch diameter ball. Flatten into 1/2-inch-thick patties, and make a small hole in the center of each patty.

  • Fry in 1-inch deep hot shortening one at a time until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

217 calories; protein 4.3g; carbohydrates 32.1g; fat 7.7g; sodium 219.6mg. Full Nutrition
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