Native American Fry Bread

It’s been a favorite of mine since I was little that my grandma made every year for Christmas.



Step: 1

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Make a well in the center of the mixture.

Step: 2

Dissolve yeast in the warm water in a small bowl. Pour into the middle of the flour mixture. Mix together lightly and rapidly until dough is moist and soft. Allow dough to rise slightly, 15 to 20 minutes.

Step: 3

Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Step: 4

Pinch off a 2-inch piece of dough with well-floured fingers. Stretch it into a round 5 to 6 inches in diameter, working in more flour if needed.

Step: 5

Deep-fry dough until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining dough.


Per Serving: 307 calories; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 51.5g; fat 8g; sodium 476.3mg.

The quality of the flour could make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal bread , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.

To made this in a breadmaker , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.

A bread first rising can be done in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can work it night before , then finish it off the next day.

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