Doughnuts


Doughnuts
Ring doughnuts are a traditional American treat. In the United States they are part of the culture and come plain or with lots of different icings and toppings.

Here is a recipe for plain doughnuts to which you can add your own choice of icing.
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Last modified on: September 22th 2013

For 12 Doughnuts, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
33 min.2 hours 30 min.10 min.3 hours 13 min.
Keeping: 1 or 2 days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Doughnuts : Photo of step #1
In a cup mix 20 g yeast with 4 tablespoonsful of warm milk. Leave to ferment for 30 minutes at room temperature.

This makes a yeast-based "leaven" which improves the flavour of the doughnuts.

Stage 2 - 30 min.
Doughnuts : Photo of step #2
After this time, put 40 g caster sugar, 50 g butter and 350 g flour into a food-mixer bowl with the rest of the milk.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Doughnuts : Photo of step #3
Pour in the yeast leaven liquid and knead on slow speed until the dough is evenly mixed.

Stage 4 - 2 hours
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Gather the dough into a ball and put this into a clean bowl. Cover with a plastic sheet and leave to rest for 2 hours at room temperature.

Stage 5 - 20 min.
After this time, roll out the dough and shape the doughnuts as shown in this video. Once they are all on the baking sheet, cover with a plastic sheet again and leave to rest for 1 hour.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Doughnuts : Photo of step #6
Heat the oil to 180°C (360°F) and lower in the doughnuts. Fry until golden brown...

Stage 7
Doughnuts : Photo of step #7
...on both sides.

Stage 8
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Sprinkle the cooked doughnuts with caster sugar.

Remarks

You can also top your doughnuts with fondant icing or chocolate ganache.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,024 Kcal or 8,474 Kj46 gr341 gr53 gr
101 %18 %32 %8 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
326 Kcal or 1,365 Kj7 gr55 gr9 gr
16 %3 %5 %1 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
169 Kcal or 708 Kj4 gr28 gr4 gr
8 %1 %3 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on Jamie Oliver's recipe.

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