Classic Fried Dough
It's the most popular and greasy pizza in Italy! Fried dough is usually sold as street food but is sometimes included in the menu of fancy restaurants. Get your fix of fried dough in the comfort of your own home.
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4 cups flour 4 tbsp. shortening 2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup warm water 2 pkgs. yeast, dissolved together with 1/2 cup warm water 2 cups warm water
Use a bowl with a cover. Combine liquids; add flour, shortening and salt. Mix well. Grease top of dough lightly. Put in bowl and cover. Let air out of bowl every 15-20 minutes. Let rise 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Shape dough with fingers. Put in hot grease and fry until golden brown.
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