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Spanish Rosquillas (Fried Cakes)



Sift flour into a bowl; add sugar, egg, baking powder, vanilla, and butter.
Mix with wooden spoon until you have a firm dough.
Leave in warm room to let dough rise slightly.
Shape into circlets or half moons about the diameter of a silver dollar, and spread as evenly as possible so that they'll cook through.
Fry in a small amount of hot butter about 4 minutes but do not burn.
Sift confectioners' sugar over and serve warm.
Makes about 18 cakes Woman's Day Encyclopedia of Cookery.