2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup water or milk
2 cups butter or oil to fry
1 cup cane honey
Note: Yields about 60
rhombus-shaped tawa-tawas, 11/2 inches wide, more or
- In a large bowl, sift flour, baking
powder, and salt. Then, add butter and mix well.
- Add the eggs, slightly beaten. Then add
water or milk, little by little, and mixing very well until getting
a smooth dough.
- Place the dough on a table, slightly
sprinkled with flour, and knead it. Let it rest for ten minutes,
covered with a dish cloth or towel.
- On the table, place half the dough and
stretch it out until it becomes very thin (about a tenth of an
inch). Cut the dough into small rhombus-shaped pieces, 11/2
wide. Then cover them with a cloth. Repeat the process with the
remaining half of dough.
- In a large pan, heat oil at a high
temperature. Fry several pieces simultaneously. Once they are golden
on one side, turn them over until they are golden on the other side
- Remove the tawa-tawas from the
frying pan, drain them and place them on a paper sheet to absorb
oil. Finally, place them in tray and pour cane honey over them. If
wanted, sprinkle with fine sugar too.
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