1 tablespoon dry yeast
1 cup warm water
1 cup warm milk
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon salt
3 tablespoons shortening
4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Oil for deep-fat frying
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Dissolve yeast in water. Add milk, sugar, salt, shortening, and
2 cups flour, beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour
to form a soft dough. On a floured board, knead until smooth and
elastic, 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turn once to grease
top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1
Punch down and shape into 15 ovals, 5-1/2" wide by 1/8" thick.
Heat 3-4 inches of oil to 375 degrees in deep fat fryer. Fry ovals,
one at a time, 3 minutes per side or until golden brown. Drain.
Mix sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle over warm pastries.