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Elephant Ears Recipe

Serves 4


  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 cup less 2 tbsp sour milk, or buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp margarine, melted
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar


1. Put sour cream in a measuring cup.
2. Add sour milk or buttermilk to fill cup.
3. Pour into a large bowl and add the egg, salt and melted margarine.
4. Blend well.
5. Gradually, by hand, add flour and soda, until everything is mixed and blended.
6. Remove to a mixing board and knead until smooth.
7. Let stand for 3 hours or leave in refrigerator overnight.
8. Divide dough into serving pieces.
9. Roll each piece 1/4 inch thick; cut 2 parallel slits in the center to make ears.
10. Fry in hot oil until golden brown.
11. Dip each piece in cinnamon and sugar.


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Preparation Method:Fry

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