SOPAIPILLAS

Easy Authentic Mexican Beignets

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This sopaipillas recipe is incredibly quick and easy. And it's one of those that gives you a ton of delicious sweet treats in no time at all!

Ingredients

For the Sopaipillas

- Flour - Baking powder - Salt - Warm water - Shortening

INSTRUCTIONS:

Make the sopaipilla dough Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

Rub in the shortening. Once your mixture is ready, slowly add the water.

Roll the dough into a ball. Then, divide it into 5 equal pieces.

Shape the Sopaipillas

Cut the disc into 4 triangular wedges.

Continue the process until all of your dough has been portioned.

WHAT CAN YOU SERVE WITH MEXICAN BEIGNETS?

You can garnish these with a cinnamon-sugar dusting, powdered sugar, honey, or savory filling.

TIPS AND TRICKS

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You have to rub the shortening into the flour mixture.

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Avoid using too much water which will make the dough sticky.

While portioning your dough, keep the already-shaped pieces under a damp cloth.

WHY DID MY SOPAIPILLAS NOT PUFF?

The most common reason may have to do with the oil temperature. It may not be hot enough, or it could be too hot.

ARE SOPAIPILLAS HOLLOW?

Technically they should be. Even though they aren’t commonly stuffed or filled, the type of dough and cooking method does make it puff up, creating a hollow center.

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