Elephant Ears

Suspend the yeast in water. Add milk, sugar, salt, shortening and 2 cups flour. Beat u smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. On a floured board, kne until smooth and elastic. Place in a greased bowl; turn once to grease top. Cover and rise in a warm place until doubled, about an hour. Punch down and shape into 15 ovals 1/2 in oval by 1/8 in thick.

Heat 3-4 inches of oil in deep fryer. Fry ovals, one at a tim mins per side, until golden brown. Drain. Mix sugar and cinnamon; Sprinkle sugar mixture over fryed ovals, cool.