This Fried Sugar Cake is shaped like a human’s ear, which is why this snack also gets the name Tang Er Duo, which means ‘sweet ears’ in Chinese. It’s a famous Muslim snack in Beijing. The main ingredients are flour and sugar but the taste is very good. Tang Er Duo is bright and soft as well as sweet.

How to cookFried Sugar Cake (Tang Er Duo) ?

Tang Er Duo

Fried Sugar Cake

Ingredient for Fried Sugar Cake (Tang Er Duo):

flour, brown sugar, soda, fermented flour

Directions to cook Fried Sugar Cake (Tang Er Duo):

1, Place soda in fermented flour and beat. Mix brown sugar with the other fermented flour and beat.

2, Cut the fermented flour into two pieces. Roll out one part of fermented four with rolling pin.

3, Place the sugar flour mixture between two pieces of fermented flour. Cut a 5cm piece and press one end hard and roll over to the other end. Cut square of 40g. Turn over the thin and thick end over respectively in ear shape.

4, Boil peanut oil and fry the cakes. Take out the cakes while they appear golden on the skin and have oil dripped.

5, Place cakes in warm malt sugar in a minute and then in honey completely.

6, Cool in the platter. This typical snack is ready to serve.

If you are in beijing, you may try Fried Sugar Cake (Tang Er Duo) at the following Snack Bar:

Beijing Longfusi Snack Bar
Average cost: RMB 10 – 30 /p.p
Address: No.1, Longfu Square Fore Street
Open Time: Daily 6:00am-10:00pm
Phone: 86-10-84012373

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