To prepare the dough:
½ cup milk
¾ cup water
1 tablespoon Canola oil
1 teaspoon salt
¼ cup sugar
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons yeast
Add to the bowl of a bread maker and set on the dough cycle.
Or, mix vigorously in a large mixing bowl and let rise until
double in bulk.
Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. Punch down and
knead. Roll out to about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into strips 2 ½
inches wide and cut the strips into squares. Cover and let rest
for about 10 minutes.
Using a large fry pan, fill with about three inches of cooking
oil. Heat until the temperature of the oil is 360 degrees. If the
fat is too cool, the dough will absorb the oil and if the fat is
too hot, the dough will brown before it is cooked in the middle.
Lower the dough gently into the cooking oil, two or three
pieces at a time. When brown on one side, turn and brown on the
other side. Lift from the cooking oil with a fork or tongs and
drain on paper towels.
Brush the fried dough with melted butter and sprinkle with
powdered or cinnamon sugar.