Fried Elephant Ears

Fried Elephant Ears

What You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 (48-ounce) package frozen bread dough loaves, thawed
  • Flour for dusting

What to Do

  1. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; mix well and set aside.
  2. In a large deep skillet or soup pot over medium-high heat, heat oil. Meanwhile, cut each loaf of dough into thirds. Dust your hands with flour, then stretch the dough into a 6-inch diameter, being careful not to tear the dough. Place dough in oil and fry 1 to 2 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn dough over and fry on other side 1 to 2 minutes, or until golden brown.
  3. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. While still hot, sprinkle with sugar-cinnamon mixture. Repeat with remaining dough. Serve warm.

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