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Category : Grains & Breads       Region : Southwest ~ California       Rating : 5
Chocolate Tortillas/ Fry bread

Contributor : Nizhoni2008

Tribal Affiliation : I am Navajo/Laguna Pueblo from Paguate, NM

Orgin of Recipe : I made up this recipe when I could not sleep one night.

Type of Dish : Contemporary & Traditional

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Ingredients

  • 2 Cup All Purpose flour
  • You may add t pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 Cup sugar
  • 4-6 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon shortening
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee crystals
  • 3/4 -1 Cup water, warm or milk, warm

Directions

1. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cocoa powder
2. Add instant coffee and mix well
3. Cut in shortening with hands or a fork until it resembles crumbs
4. Make a well in the middle and add water
5. Mix until soft dough is formed you may add a little more flour if needed
6. Kneed for 3 minutes then cover with a cloth
7. Let sit for 15 minutes
8. With a little shortening on hands make 5-6 dough balls
9. On a lightly floured surface roll out each dough ball and fry or cook on griddle




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