Ingrients & Directions

4 c Flour
2 tb Baking powder
1 ts Salt
1/2 c Lard or shortening
1 c -Warm water, about
Oil; for deep frying

Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in lard until mixture is texture of
cornmeal. Gradually add warm water, using only enough to make dough stick
together. Divide dough into 6 balls the size of a fist. Cover with towel
and let stand 10 minutes. Pat each ball out to size of large pancake. Fry
in deep hot oil until golden brown on both sides. Serve with honey.

(C) 1992 The Los Angeles Times


6 Servings