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Elephant Ears Recipe

Looking for an easy Elephant Ears recipe? Learn how to make Elephant Ears using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nymo

Makes 15 servings



"Crispy cinnamon-sugar fried bread confections!" Original recipe yield: 15 ears.

Recipe Ingredients for Elephant Ears

1 1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons white sugar
3/8 cup shortening
2 tablespoons active dry yeast
4 cups all-purpose flour
5 tbsp vegetable oil, for frying
3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
6 tablespoons white sugar

Recipe Directions for Elephant Ears

  1. In small saucepan over medium heat, combine milk, salt, 2 tablespoons sugar and shortening. Heat until shortening melts and sugar dissolves.

  2. Remove from heat and let cool to lukewarm, 110 degrees F (43 degrees C). Sprinkle in yeast and let sit until foamy.

  3. Transfer mixture to large bowl, and stir in flour to make a dough. Knead until smooth, cover and let rise 30 minutes.

  4. In a large heavy skillet or deep fryer, heat 1 inch of oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  5. Roll out 1 to 2 inch balls of dough into thin sheets. Fry sheets 1 to 2 minutes on a side, until puffed and golden. Drain on paper towels.

  6. Combine cinnamon and 6 tablespoons sugar. Sprinkle over warm pastries. Serve

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 77.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
253
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.5g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
168mg
7%
Potassium
109mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
34.9g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
8.0g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 5% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
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