A favorite in both Uruguay and Argentina,these scrumptious fried cakes are similar to doughnuts but areshaped more like flat disks with center holes. Made with unsweeteneddough, the cakes are usually sprinkled with powdered sugar andspread with caramelized milk (dulce de leche) or fruit marmalade.Though delicious any time of day, they are usually served inthe afternoon with yerba mat or coffee and are a specialtreat to enjoy on rainy days.
Recipe: Uruguayan Fried Cakes(Donuts)
2/3 cup (5 ounce can) NESTL ®CARNATION® Evaporated Milk3 tablespoons vegetable shortening orbutter2 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons salt2 cups vegetable oil for fryingPowdered sugar for sprinklingCaramelized milk (dulce de leche) or fruitmarmalade (optional)
Makes 15 pancakes.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10of recipe): Calories: 410 Calories from Fat: 210 Total Fat: 23g Saturated Fat: 12 g Cholesterol: 210 mg Sodium: 670 mg Carbohydrates:21 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 8 g Protein: 27 g
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