22 April 2011

Sopaipillas with Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Sauce

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
Pinch of Salt
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tablespoons of unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

For the Sopaipillas
Vegetable oil for frying
Flour tortillas cut into wedges or strips.

Granulated Sugar and or Powdered Sugar for dusting.

In a sauce pan bring 1/4 cup of water, brown sugar and salt to a boil, stirring until the sugar totally disolves. Whisk in the cocoa powder until smooth. Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla and continue to whisk until well blended.

(Remaining sauce can be covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days.)

Heat oil in pan until approximately 350. In small batches fry the tortillas, turning once. Approximately 2 minutes per side.
Place tortillas on papertowel and sprinkle with sugar and or powdered sugar. Plate and drizzle with chocolate sauce.

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