Bunuelos - Tex-mex Recipe (Dessert)


Recipe
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
3 tablespoon shortening
1 egg
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon white vinegar
About 1 cup warm water
Oil for frying
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Recipe Method
In a medium bowl combine flour and baking powder; cut in shortening
Beat egg; and orange juice, vinegar and water and stir into dry ingredients. Stir until dough holds together
Turn onto floured surface and knead 2 minutes until smooth
Cut dough into 32 equal pieces
Roll each piece into 4- to 5-inch circle
In large skillet heat oil to 375 degrees F. Fry circles, one at a time, in hot oil until crisp
Remove from oil, drain on paper towels and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon
Makes 32, about 100 calories each