(Pictured above, second row, they are a crispy cinnamon sugar cookie)
One of our favorite places to go for the day, El Mercado in downtown San Antonio had the kind of shops you'd find in Mexico. Beautiful handmade jewelry, clothing and purses and best of all Mi Tierra Restaurant and Bakery with their amazing pastries and confections!
Texas Bunuelos ~shared by Mary Rosales of Mi Tierra Bakery in San Antonio
4 c. flour
1 T. white vinegar
2 tsp. baking powder
3 T. shortening
1/2 c. orange juice
oil for frying
sugar and cinnamon
Combine flour, vinegar, baking powder, egg, shortening, and orange juice. Add water to make a dough. Slice chunks of dough and roll very thin into the desired disk size. In a skillet large enough to hold the rolled disks of dough without bending, heat oil. Drop disks, one at a time, into the hot oil and fry until crisp. Remove from oil, drain on paper towels, and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.