Doughnut!!! Doughnut!!! Doughnut!!!
I was randomly fell on this video (See below) and it inspired me to make my own doughnuts!!! I never really had the Craving to make my own but since I have been stuck home for over a month now!! Why not?
Prep : 20 mins /Rest : 1h30-3h /Cook : 1.5 mins per side / Total : 1h 30 mins
Servings : 1 dozen (Double for more)
2 cups + 3 tbsp flour of All-Purpose Flour
3 tbsp Sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 cup Whole Milk (Every flour absorbs liquids differently, so you may need an extra 2-3 tbsp of milk)
1/3 cup melted Butter
1 packet Dry Yeast
Glaze for Donuts:
2 cups Powdered Sugar
2/3 cup Butter
3-5 tbsp Milk depending how thin you like your glaze
1 tsp Vanilla
*Add food color and flavor (Optional)
Whisk together 2 cups of Flour, Nutmeg, and salt
In a separate bowl, warm up the Milk until warm to touch, add the egg, melted butter and the yeast.
Combine both dry and wet ingredients with a wooden spoon. (Do not add flour! The dough will still be wet a sticky and that is the texture we want!)
To form the dough, you will need to add 1 tbsp of oil on a clear/clean surface.
You will also need to oil your hands; this will help with while kneading the dough.
kneading the dough for 10 mins, until the dough becomes, sticky and flexible.
Place the dough into a lightly oiled bowl, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate the dough for at least 2 hours. The dough will rise to double its original size!
To form the donuts:
Remove the dough from the fridge and roll it out on a lightly floured surface until it is 1/2 to 1/3 of an inch thick.
Use a donut cutter or any round object you have on hand to cut out the donuts, you will also need a very small circular object to make the donut hole.
Place the cut donuts and holes on parchment paper and cut around each donut so they are now singles (See image).
Repeat with the remaining dough.
Cover the donuts and let them rise until doubled in size, about one hour. The donuts will be very puffy and airy looking.
For the Glaze:
Melt the butter in a medium bowl.
Add the vanilla and stir to combine.
Add the powdered sugar and stir to form a thick paste.
Thin out the paste with milk, one tablespoon at a time, until the mixture is about as thick as school glue.
*If you want to add food dye or flavor to the glaze now it the time!
To fry the donuts:
Heat a few inches of oil or shortening in a large cast iron skillet or fryer over medium heat until the oil reaches 340°F(use a thermometer!). Carefully add the donuts to the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 1 1/2 minutes per side. The donut holes will only take about 30 seconds per side. Use a slotted spoon to remove the donuts from the hot oil and place them on a paper towel lined baking sheet to remove extra grease. Let them cool slightly.
Dip the hot donuts in the glaze (I like to flip on both sides, so it is fully covered) and enjoy right away.
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