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Sopapillas from Mexico & the U.S.

Bolivian Sopaipillas
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American Spanish

Also spelled sopapilla, sopaipa.

[soh-pi-PEE-yuh]
This crisp, puffy, deep-fried pastry resembles an air-filled pillow. The sopaipilla is thought to have originated in Albuquerque, New Mexico, more than 200 years ago. It's a favorite Southwestern U.S. dessert, usually served with honey or syrup flavored with anise or cinnamon. Sopaipillas are also sometimes filled with savory ingredients like refried beans. Internet source no longer available.

A crisp, puffy, deep-fried pastry often served with honey or syrup. Etymology: American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish sopaipa, fried dough sweetened with honey, from earlier xopaipa, from Mozarabic xupaipa, diminutive of úppa, súppa, bread soaked in oil, from Old Spanish sopa, food soaked in liquid, of Germanic origin. Source

Sopaipillas can be made with OSO-ONO Fried Dessert Dough.

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