Easy Navajo Fry Bread

Easy Navajo Fry Bread

Ready in 20 minutes
2 review(s) averaging 5. 50% would make again

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This great recipe can be used for savory or sweet dishes! Taco fixings work just as well as honey butter or frosting for a quick scone recipe.


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2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup instant nonfat dry milk
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons lard; or shortening
3/4 cup Water
oil; to fry in

Original recipe makes 6



In a large bowl stir flour, dry milk, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening or lard until mixture is like cornmeal. Add water, stirring with a fork until it clings together. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth (about 5 minutes). Divide into 6 balls. Press each ball out. Fry in 1 inch of hot oil browning both sides until crispy.


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I posted this recipe, and we love it at our house. It's a quick easy way to make a soft navajo fry bread that stays soft after frying. We love to make extras and whip up some maple frosting to put on them for desert.
melarky 4 years ago

When we make these, we will often make extras that we use for desert with a simple maple frosting (butter, icing sugar, and maple flavoring). They are a family favorite and always turn out nice and fluffy and taste great. [I posted this recipe.]
melarky 5 years ago

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