Easy Elephant Ears Recipe

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  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Warm water – 1 cup
  • Active dry yeast – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • White sugar – 2 tablespoons
  • Shortening – 3 tablespoons
  • All-purpose flour or maida – 4 cups
  • Oil for deep frying

For elephant ears topping:

  • Sugar – 4 tablespoons
  • Ground cinnamon – 2 teaspoons


Combine warm milk, salt, white sugar, and shortening and mix well.

Now add all-purpose flour to make a smooth dough. Take the dough to a floured board and knead until it turns soft and elastic.

Add some flour if it is watery. Cover the dough with a towel for 1 hour.

Divide the dough into 12 to 15 balls and make each ball about 1/8 inch thick.

Fry the balls on both sides for 1 to 2 minutes or until it is golden brown in color.

Drain on paper towels. Finally, sprinkle the elephant’s ears with sugar and cinnamon.

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