Elephant Ears Recipe

Thanks to www.cgwbakery.com for the great picture

Thanks to www.cgwbakery.com for the great picture

Elephant Ears:

1/4 cup of margarine or butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons of sugar
1/2 tablespoons of baking powder
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons of sugar
1 teaspoon of ground cinammon


1.) Heat oven to 425*

2.)  Grease a cookie sheet with shortening.

3.)  Heat margarine until melted, set aside.  Stir flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.  Stir in milk and 3 tablespoons of the melted margarine until dough forms.

4.) Sprinkle a surface lightly with flour;  turn dough onto surface.  Knead 10 times.  roll dough with a rolling pin or pat with hands into a rectangle, 9×5 inches.  Brush with remaining melted margarine, using a pastry brush;  sprinkle with mixture of 3 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon.

5.)  Roll dough up tightly, beginning at narrow end.  Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal.  Cut into 4 equal pieces with sharp knife.  Place cut sides up on cookie sheet; pat each into a 6-inch circle.  Sprinkle with more sugar.

6.)  Bake until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes.  Immediately remove from cookie sheet with spatula.  Let cook on wire rack.

Makes 4 elephant ears.



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