Float: You’d be Surprised as Well
We actually stumbled upon this recipe by mistake. My wife was making fry bake for dinner and decided to use yeast instead of using the usual baking powder; since she wanted the fry bake to come out softer; as you would remember with the coconut bake made with the yeast. To my surprise while frying I noticed how the fry bake puffed up and thought that was a little different than what I was accustomed to, but I still ate it and went to bed still wondering about this puffy fry bake like crapaud belly that we made. By the way for those of you who don’t know; a crapaud is our Trini name for a toad.
It was only yesterday that I realized what had happened. While driving home, my friend Ingrid told me what I made was float and not just fry bake made with yeast. Then I remembered my mother telling me that long time they used to make accra and float and the accra was sometimes put inside the float and eaten. Anyhow that’s how the story goes, we discovered how to make float by accident and you all got a recipe. Enjoy.
3½ cups flour
½ cup wheat flour
2 tbsp. yeast
1½ cups water or slightly more
Oil for frying (bake)
kinda sounds like terminator haha! :^)