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Favorite Recipes: Fry Bread

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Name: Juli - ,
Total Recipes: 1



Fry Bread

Dish: Other
Dish Type: Other
Cooking Method: Fried
Difficulty: 7 / 10
Prep Time:
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  • 1 T - baking powder
  • 1 1/4 c - milk
  • 1 t - salt
  • 2 c - flour
  • - lard or oil
  • - iron skillet

Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Add milk, mix well. Working with floured or greased hands shape into oblong pones, more flour may be added to make dough firm. Fry in hot fat, enough to cover half the bread as it cooks,  turning once. Bread will be golden brown.


You can also add eggs to the mix to give it sustenance.  If you do this, add 2 eggs and reduce milk to 3/4 of a cup.


It says to fry in an iron skillet and that works fine but I was taught to make fry bread, oddly enough, in a wok and that works a lot better in my opinion.


There are a million different ways to eat and use fry bread. we've made it in stick shapes and rolled in parmesan cheese and herbs, in flat bread shapes, thicker and split like pitas ...

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karigig -
8/17/2008 9:47 AM ET
This is great! I used to make fry bread all the time. Some how it just faded out of my regular cooking and I forgot the recipe. Now I can start making it again! Thanks so much for posting this:)
Cynthia M. (frenchie1960)
8/10/2008 11:01 AM ET
Hey Julie! I just wanted to say THANKS! I've been looking for this recpe for a long time.It's exactly the same recipe my mom used.I'm Native American and have fond memories of my mom making this bread. Would you belive my mom could strecth the dough with her hands to make it the size of a plate!Again Thanks for posting! yuve made my day!, CM
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