Classic Gypsy Fried Cake Bread Recipe

posted: 09/08/14
by: TLC
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What's that sizzling on the stove? Delicious fried cake bread.

Fried cake bread is a classic gypsy recipe that's simple to make. You've probably got all the ingredients in your pantry right now! Don't wait for a special occasion to make this -- serve it with any meal tonight, from simple soup to a humble meatloaf.


  • Flour
  • Water or buttermilk
  • Butter or oil for frying


  1. Starting with about two cups of flour, mix with water or buttermilk until the flour and liquid form a shaggy dough.
  2. Shape into small balls, then flatten.
  3. Heat your choice of oil or butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Carefully place the bread in the skillet and flip when each side is cooked golden brown.

Want even more tips for making this classic gypsy recipe? In the video below, Kayla and JoAnn go head-to-heat in a fried cake bread competition. Watch their strategies...and then get cooking!

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