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Maandazi - Fried Bread

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Category: Breads, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1 ts Baking Powder
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Shortening
  • 1 Egg -- slightly beaten
  • 2/3 c Water -- or milk
  • 2 1/2 ts All-Purpose Flour


required also is some shortening or cooking oil for deep fat frying

In a medium mixing bowl combine the cups of flour,sugar , baking powder ,
and salt. cut in shorteningor lard untill pieces are the size of small peas
; make a well in the center.

stir together egg water or milk , add the egg mixture all at once to the
flour mixture, stir til mixture forms a soft dough. turn out onto a lightly
floured surface and knead for two to three minutes , adding the additional
smaller portion of flour if necessiary ,shape dough into a ball , return to
bowl.; cover with a damp towel. let dough rest for twenty to twenty five
minutes . turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. divide dough in
half. roll one portion of the dough to a 12x6 inch rectangle. cut rectangle
into 9 4x2 inch pieces. fry pieces a few at a time, in deep hot fat at 375°
at bout 1minute per side or till crisp and golden brown, drain on paper
towel , serve warm.

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