Sopapillas (Yeast variation)

Sopapillas (Yeast variation)

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 15-20 sopapillas
  • About This Recipe

    “Another good fry bread recipe. My son brought this one home from a cooking class at school.”


  • 3/4 cupmilk
  • 2cupsflour
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 1/2 teaspoonbaking powder
  • 1/4 cupbutter
  • 1packageactive dry yeast
  • Directions

  • Bring milk just to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Combine flour, salt and baking powder in medium bowl.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal; make well in center.
  • Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water.
  • Pour in 1/2 cup of the cooled milk.
  • Pour the yeast mixture into the center of dry ingredients.
  • Add additional milk if necessary so the dough just holds together.
  • Gather dough together and knead 15 times.
  • Cover with a cloth and let stand about 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a deep-fat fryer to 375 degrees.
  • On a floured surface, roll out half the dough to a 1/4-inch sheet.
  • Cut into 9 triangles and cover with a towel to keep moist.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough.
  • Add a few to oil at a time.
  • Fry on both sides 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Drain on paper toweling.
  • Reviews

  • “This is a fabulous recipe! Reminds me of the one my mom made when I was little. I love the yeast recipe so much more. I added two TBS of sugar to the yeast mixture to help it rise and because I like a sweeter bread. I will most certainly make this again.”

  • “Thank you and youy Son!Pat R.”

  • “i used this recipe fir the first time and they turned out awesome!! my kids and husband loved them with honey, and to me they tasted similar to a great mexican resturant in my city. thanks so much for this yummy recipe! i do intend to make more if i feel like a snack coming on!”