- Flour270 Gram(s)
- Water90 Milliliter(s)Lukewarm
- Baker's Yeast3 Gram(s)
- Egg4 Piece(s)
- Milk15 Milliliter(s)
- Yeast20 Gram(s)fresh
- Sugar30 Gram(s)
- Butter30 Gram(s)
- Salt5 Gram(s)
- OilAs neededfrying
The American donuts is the best choice for breakfast especially with a hot cup of milk. Here the best method to prepare it at home.
Making the dough
Make the leaven: crumble the yeast, pour lukewarm water to dilute it, add the flour and mix well. Form a ball, and let rise for one hour in your oven off
blend the dough, ideally with a robot or a bread machine, if you don’t have any, simply use your hand … Put the sourdough in a bowl or in the bowl of the food processor. Start working the dough. Then pour the milk gradually
Add the crumbled yeast, then the sugar, the flour (mix each time), and finally the egg yolks. Then add the salt. Work the dough for 3 minutes, it should be very smooth. Then add the soft butter to get a shiny dough.
Forming the american donuts shape
Shape into a ball, cover it with cling film, and it let rise for one hour in a room temperature.
The dough will be doubled in volume. After that; make pieces of dough of identical size, shape balls, a hole in the middle, and enlarge the hole to give the shape of the donuts! You can use a cookies cutter.
Put on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper and let rise for 30 minutes minimum. The donuts will take on volume.
You can try caramel donuts.
Cooking the donuts
Heat the oil at 180°C and drop the donuts dough into it. Fry on each side for 3 minutes, drain and roll in a cinnamon sugar mixture, or cover with a glaze …
You can use food coloring to decorate your donuts.