Sopaipillas, photo by Santiago Gomez de la FuentePhoto by Santiago Gomez de la Fuente
Cuisine: Chilean
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 20-30 small pieces
This crunchy treat is a Chilean version of buñuelos, and can be made either sweet or savory.

This traditional Chilean recipe can best be described as a crispy buñuelo. I like to sprinkle my sopaipillas with powdered sugar, or for a savory variation, I dip them in hummus, pico de gallo or ceviche.

You are going to love these crunchy treats!

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Add the puree and melted butter and keep mixing until a smooth dough forms, (similar to cookie mix)
  2. Let stand for 20 minutes, cover with a napkin.
  3. Roll onto a floured counter until reaching the desired thickness.
  4. Heat oil to 350F.
  5. Fry for 2-3 minutes per side until they are golden brown.
  6. Remove to a plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  7. Enjoy sweet or salty!
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