Ojibwe Fry Bread Recipe


This is for Ticia, who asked for the recipe of our Ojibwe fried bread.  We basically used the recipe from this book:

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2 cups flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tbs oil

3/4 cup water

Cooking oil

Add ingredients together and knead until soft and pliable.  Form into small balls and make a hole in the middle to ensure even cooking throughout:

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Use about an inch of oil in the frying pan and fry a few at a time.  Toss in sugar and serve with a fruit dip:

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They were yummy-scrummy!


  1. I’ve never tried fry bread with sweets! I think we’ve been missing out. I sometimes make fry bread to go with pinto beans. Now I want to make some…

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