THE SEASONED SKILLET
This authentic Jamaican Festival Recipe is a simple fried sweet dumpling that's golden and crispy outside, soft and fluffy inside!
Made with a few staple pantry items this soft sweet dough is fried and served hot for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anytime throughout the day as the perfect snack!
Prep Time: 10 Min
1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 cup Yellow Cornmeal fine
4 tbsp Granulated White Sugar
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
3/4 cup Milk or water may need to add 2-3 tbsp more or less
Vegetable Oil for frying
Cook Time: 15 Min
Combine Ingredients – in a medium sized mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
Add Milk – gradually add milk, then use your hands to knead and form the dough, add more milk if needed.
Roll Dough into Festivals – pinch or cut off large golf ball size pieces. In the palm of your hand using a back and forth motion, form each piece into long thick oval shapes. Set each festival aside.
Fry Festivals – in a medium sized heavy bottom pot, heat oil over medium low heat. Add each festival to the heated oil and fry for about 8 to 10 minutes flipping at the halfway point.