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Victoria's Amazing Tortilla Elephant Ears

Updated on February 3, 2012

"Victoria's Amazing Elephant Ears" is a recipe my grand-daughter came up with after tasting an "Elephant Ear" at the fair. It is an easy recipe that has few ingredients yet produces an amazingly tasty snack! It would be a fun project for kids with adult supervision as a deep fryer is used.

You will need:

A deep fryer filled with oil heated to 350 degrees

Tongs to flip and safely remove "ears"

8" Flour Tortillas

Cinnamon/Sugar mixture (make your own with 1 part cinnamon--2 parts sugar)

Drop tortilla into fryer. Us tongs to flip and fry until light brown on both sides. Use tongs to remove. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture while still warm.

Eat and Enjoy !

(See Step by Step Photos below)






Making "Elephant Ears"

Victoria dropping tortilla into fryer
Victoria dropping tortilla into fryer
Removing "ear" from fryer
Removing "ear" from fryer
Vivian sprinkling "ear" with cinnamon and sugar
Vivian sprinkling "ear" with cinnamon and sugar
Victoria plating
Victoria plating
Finished products !
Finished products !
Victoria and I eating and enjoying !
Victoria and I eating and enjoying !
Vivian and I eating and enjoying !
Vivian and I eating and enjoying !

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    • bernigean profile image

      bernigean 5 years ago from Indiana

      This sounds so easy. I will definitely share this recipe with my daughter and nieces. They love to experiment in the kitchen. Thanks for sharing!

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      Leona J Atkinson 5 years ago from Oregon, USA

      You are welcome bernigean. I hope they have as much fun making (and eating) these as I and my grand-daughters did! Thanks for reading and commenting.

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      Angela Brummer 4 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      Sooo cute! Love the pics and the treats sound yummy also!

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