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Pilipit (Palipit) Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Thursday, May 24, 2007 At Thursday, May 24, 2007

Pilipit #1

The classic Filipino crunchy, sweet bread

  • 2 cups flour 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt oil for deep frying
  1. Mix and sift dry ingredients. Beat egg and add to milk.
  2. Add sifted dry ingredients and knead until smooth.
  3. Make very long thick roll and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  4. Roll each piece to 4 inches long and twist to bring ends together.
  5. Deep fry in hot oil; when brown, remove and dip in thick syrup, if desired.

Pilipit #2

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup Carnation evap
  • 1 egg
  • cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

Sift together dry ingredients in a bowl. Add-in milk and egg. Knead until dough is smooth.

Roll dough into 1" diameter baston. Cut into 1" pieces. Roll out each piece into 1/4" diameter strips; twist to form a figure 8. Press ends together to seal. Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. Drain in paper towels.

For syrup, combine water and sugar in a heavy saucepan. Bring to boil without stirring until sugar has dissolved. Dip fried pilipit in syrup and serve when syrup has dried.

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