Underwear (Cat's Ear or Crostoli)

Make upturned underwear (also known as cat’s ears or Crostoli) to eat for breakfast and afternoon snacks, perfect for serving to guests!

Underwear (Cat’s Ear or Crostoli)

Recipe by Caion Alves


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To make your flipped underwear (or cat ears) fluffy and delicious, use the ingredients from the list below.


  • 4 cups wheat flour

  • 3 tablespoons of sugar

  • 3 tablespoons of margarine

  • 2 yolks

  • 350ml of milk

  • 1 packet of dry yeast

  • Sugar and cinnamon to taste


  • In a bowl, add 4 cups of wheat flour;
  • Add 1 pack of dry biological yeast;
  • Mix;
  • Add 3 tablespoons of sugar;
  • Add 3 tablespoons of margarine;
  • Add 2 yolks;
  • Add 350ml of milk (little by little while mixing);
  • Knead for 10 minutes;
  • Cover with film paper and let it rest for 30 minutes;
  • Flour your countertop and open the dough with a rolling pin;
  • Cut into rectangles;
  • Make a small cut in the middle of each rectangle;
  • Fold the masses (pass one side through the middle hole);
  • Fry in oil not too hot;
  • Let the 2 sides gold;
  • Dry on paper towel;
  • Mix sugar with cinnamon in a bowl;
  • Pass the underwear over;
  • Your Turned Underwear (Cat’s Ear or Crostoli) is ready!

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