Another Baking in the Truck

Baking experiment #4 for living in the truck.

Indian Fry Bread
2 cups Flour
1/2 cup Powdered Milk
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Salt
2 Tbs. Lard or Shortening
1/2 cup Water, warm
Oil, for frying
    First, mix the dry ingredients and cut in 2 tablespoons of lard or shortening until crumbly. Add the warm water and mix to form a dough ball, knead until smooth and divide into 10 to 12 balls.
Now, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of lard and brush or roll the balls to lightly coat and let the balls rest for 30 to 45 minutes covered with a towel. Pat or roll the balls out to 4″ circles on a lightly floured surface and then stretch by hand, going around the circle, to 7″ to 8″ wide. Some like to poke a hole in the middle (its a traditional thing), either way fry in hot oil on both sides until nicely browned and drain on paper towels.
(Way too much for 1 person. Lets try using just 1/4 the amount: 1/2 cup flour, 1/8 cup powdered milk, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tbs shortening, 1/8 cup of warm  water.)
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