How to Make Sopapilla! (Chilean)

by Gaby B

Sorry for the guide being so long But I promise you won't regret it!!💓


  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Cup Cooked butternut squash
  • 3 Cups Flour :)
  • Powdered sugar
  • 1 Gallon Of love❤❤❤
  • Pot to fry in
  • Clean shish kabob sticks
  • 100 percent canola oil
  • 2 Cups extra Flour
  • 1 Cup Warm water mixed with yeast and Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Cup More water
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Mash up a peeled cup of cooked butternut squash

    Step 2

    And you need to add one packet of yeast to warm water

    Step 3

    Now mix together 3 cups flour the yeast mixture, squash,salt and butter

    Step 4

    Slowly add some water *note there may be some water left over

    Step 5

    Once all done heavily flour your CLEAN COUNTER and place your dough there * note the dough may seem a little soft and sticky Don't worry that's what the flour is for

    Step 6

    Massage your mixture with the four to make a dough consistency

    Step 7

    And roll out with rolling pin.To make it easier we split the dough into two piles

    Step 8

    Now find a circular object to make the donut shape We use the lid of a teapot

    Step 9

    Once your little circles are all punched out Add a hole in the middle. This is to take it out easier

    Step 10

    Keep going

    Step 11

    This is how thick each should be

    Step 12

    Add more flour and do your second pile

    Step 13

    All this work HAS TO be done with love You will get your best results!❤❤

    Step 14

    Fill your frying pot with about half filled with oil.

    Step 15

    Here is my kabob tool We bought this because it was so much easier to pick them up!

    Step 16

    Even the dog comes to watch! 😂

    Step 17

    Carefully put a few sopapillas in the pan Make sure you don't let children in the kitchen, hot oil will seriously burn your skin

    Step 18

    Here is the basket! Fill with paper towel and or brown paper bags.

    Step 19

    And with your little tool or fork collect them when there golden brown. Remember to flip

    Step 20

    We let ours drip some of that extra oil of of them!

    Step 21

    And here's a closeup on how golden brown These are! YUMMY

    Step 22

    Place in your basket with brown bags and paper towel to get the excess oil of.

    Step 23

    Please note frying will make your house hot So be prepared to open some windows, put some fans on, and some clothes you don't mind getting some fried smell on them! 😂

    Step 24

    As you can tell I "lightly powdered my sopapillas with confectioners sugar"(not)

    Step 25

    You can eat it with powdered sugar or with tomatoes, onions and parsley/ cilantro However you like it! We're not stopping you:)

    Step 26

    And enjoy Om nom nom

    Step 27

    If you have any questions just comment below! Thanks for watching! ❤❤❤❤