Recipe source –

You need –

  • Dried yeast – 14 gram
  • Lukewarm milk – 350 ml,
  • caster sugar – ½ cup
  • Eggs – 2, at room temp
  • butter – 80 grams , cut into small cubes
  • Plain flour – 680 grams
  • Vegetable oil – For deep frying

How to –

In bowl, stir the yeast in 60 ml of lukewarm water. Set aside for 10 minutes or till foamy.

In a mixing bowl add the sugar, eggs, yeast, butter and half the flour. Using a dough hook attachment, knead till well combined. Add the remaining flour and continue to work till it forms a sticky dough.
Put the dough onto a lightly floored surface and lightly knead the dough. Butter a bowl and transfer the dough to the bowl. Cover with a cling wrap and let it sit in a warm place to raise in double in size (it took about an hour for me).
Once the dough has raised in double turn in back to a flour surface and roll out to a 1.5 cm thick. Using a doughnut cutter or use a 8 cm diameter cutter, then cut out holes with a 2 cm diameter cutter.
Place the cut dough on tray lined with baking paper with at least 2 cm gap between each. Cover with cloth and let it sit till the dough raises in double (took 30 minutes for me).
In a deep frying pan, heat the oil required for deep frying. Once the temperature is 180c; deep fry the doughnuts in batches till they are cooked through and golden brown. Drain on a paper towels. 
Sprinkle with powdered sugar, cinnamon-sugar mixture or with chocolate glaze.
Note –
  • If you are not sure if your yeast is still active, them prefer you do a proof test before you start of with the other ingredients  Take the lukewarm water ( please make sure the water is not hot. Otherwise your yeast will die). Stir in the yeast along with a pinch of sugar and set aside for 10 minutes. If the form and bubbles foam on top in 10 minutes then your yeast is still active. 

34 thoughts on “Doughnuts

  1. I like doughnuts and this looks super…I too have only made like Rafee, but ended up making a lottt and was bored of eating them after 2 days..after that I never made it ,not becoz i dont love it just becoz i like to eat it only the day I make it 🙂

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