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Fried Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups scalded milk
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 or 2 packages yeast
  • 3/4 cup lukewarm water
  • About 4 cups flour

Instructions

  1. Dissolve shortening in milk; add sugar and salt. Let cool.
  2. Dissolve yeast in water.
  3. Beat eggs and add milk-sugar mixture; stir.
  4. Pour yeast into mixture, add flour and knead. Cover.
  5. When raised, knead again.
  6. When ready to fry, pull off pieces, shape in flat, oblong pieces and fry in hot shortening until brown.
  7. Serve with pinto beans or honey and butter.