6:23 am - Tuesday May 22, 2018

Homemade Quick Doughnuts

Doughnuts can be served in every party and every desserts. They are also too difficult to make. The homemade recipe below will a to do list for you at the weekend.

INGREDIENTS 

2 tbsp. dry yeast
1 c. all-purpose flour
1¼ c. butter
2/3 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. salt
3½ c. bread flour
Frying oil
A doughnut cutter
A deep fryer or a cast iron skillet
A food thermometer
A cooling rack
Cookie cutters (optional)
Wood skewers (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Step 1: Proof the yeast

Proof the yeast by soaking it in 1 cup warm water for 10 minutes. Then add 1 cup all-purpose flour and set aside.

Step 2: Combine butter and sugar

Combine the butter and sugar in the mixing bowl and cream them together. Slowly add the eggs, one at a time.

Step 3: Combine vanilla, salt, bread flour

Combine the vanilla, salt, and bread flour and add it to the butter, sugar, and egg mixture a little at a time until they’re fully incorporated.

Step 4: Add the yeast mixture

Stir in the yeast mixture and let everything sit for 1 to 2 hours.

Step 5: Roll out the dough

Roll out the dough to a thickness of ½-inch on a floured surface to prevent sticking. Cut out doughnuts using a doughnut cutter.

Tip: Use holiday cookie cutters to create fun-shaped doughnuts for any occasion.

Step 6: Fry the doughnuts

Fry the doughnuts in a deep fryer or cast iron skillet filled with oil heated to 370 degrees Fahrenheit. Fry in small batches, until they’re golden brown on both sides.

Tip: Use wood skewers to gently flip doughnuts after 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Step 7: Cool and decorate

Cool the doughnuts on a cooling rack and then decorate them or chow them plain.

Filed in: Christmas Dessert

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