Nov 23, 2011

Doughnuts


Ingredients for the frosting
  • 3 1/4 cups confectioners Sugar 
  • 1/4 cup Butter 
  • 3 tbsp Milk 
  • 1/4 tsp Salt 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
Directions
  1. Beat all the ingredients in an electric mixer till smooth.
  2. Use few drops of food colours for coloured frosting and add 1/2 cup cocoa powder to the mentioned ingredients for making chocolate frosting.

Ingredients for the doughnuts
  • 2 cups All purpose flour(Maida) 
  • 1/2 cup granulated Sugar 
  • 1 Egg 
  • 2 tsp Baking powder 
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Butter 
  • 1/2 cup Milk 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence 
  • 1/4 tsp Salt 
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Directions
  1. Combine egg, sugar & butter. Beat until fluffy.
  2. Add the sifted flour and baking powder, vanilla essence, milk & salt to the above.
  3. Mix until smooth so that a soft dough is formed.
  4. Roll out the dough gently to 2 inches thick and cut in shapes using a doughnut cutter.
  5. After 10 minutes fry the donuts in vegetable oil at 370 degrees F.
  6. Fry for 3 min or till they turn light brown and drain on a paper towel.
  7. Decorate by dipping in frosting and sprinklers.
Tips
  • Do not overload the fryer with doughnuts. Leave enough space in between.
  • Use the softest dough as possible.
  • Doughnut cutter can be replaced with two different size of container lids.
  • The extra dough in the middle can be made in small balls to make doughnut holes.
  • Glaze can be prepared with confectioner's sugar, vanilla essence & milk.
  • Check out for the Cinnamon doughnut holes recipe. 



6 comments:

faseela said...

Wow Superb doughnuts......

julie said...

You have good hands in baking,very well done!!
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Teena Mary said...

Thanks Faseela & Julie. It was so easy to make & fun to decorate them!

Ganga Sreekanth said...

superb dear......bookmarked:)

Sini Cherian said...

nice looking doughnuts and my son's fav too. will try soon.

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A teflon frypan... said...

was looking for a good doughnut recipe, finally think i will stop the search here. but, can i follow the sam e, if using a doughnut maker, rather than deep fry, Teena ?

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