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German Kreppel - Jam Doughnuts

German Kreppels, fondly know all over the world as Jam doughnuts are a fantastic way to start your day. This small little doughnuts are beautiful crafted and require a neat hand while making and filing these fried breads with jam. German Kreppels are an essential on a breakfast or a brunch table.
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Dried yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 packet)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla essence 3 Drop
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frying oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (to fry)
  Icing sugar 2 Tablespoon (to sprinkle)
  Strawberry jam 300

1.In mixing bowl, sift the flour and add the dried yeast and mix well.
2. In a sauce pan, melt butter, add milk, keep warm.
3. Add the milk-butter mixture, sugar, salt, eggs, and vanilla essence to the flour.
4. With a mixer, stir at low level until ingredients are combined, then mix at high level for about 5 minutes until the dough is smooth.
6. Cover the dough and let it rise in a warm place until it has doubled in volume.

7. Remove the dough from the bowl, sprinkle with flour, knead it briefly, and form 16 balls of about the same size.
8. Put the balls onto a floured tea towel, cover with another towel and let the balls rise for 15 to 30 minutes, they must visibly increase in size

9. In a frying pan, heat the frying oil to 180 degrees centigrade.
10. Drop the balls in the hot oil without touching each other and fry from both sides until they are golden brown.
11. Remove the cooked kreppel with a spoon and drain on paper towels.
12. In a bowl, mix the jam until smooth, fill into a piping bag or decorating pen with a long tip, pipe the jam into the Kreppel, and sprinkle with icing sugar.

13. Serve cool.

Be patient in allowing the kreppels to rise!!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Deep Fried
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Kreppels, have always been a great way to say good morning to folks at home. I generally do prepare kreppels, whenever at home with family, does a great job of bonding and creating happiness among us.
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Anonymous's picture
These jam doughnuts are simply irresistible and my kids would love it...
Nita.Nair's picture
Its yummylicious. Waw!
Anonymous's picture
wow! if this recipe come out as great as it looks and sounds, i'll be ecstatic
sudipa_foodlover's picture
These can make an awesome breakfast item...
oatmeal's picture
yamini's picture
I keep looking for breakfast recipes to add to my list and this one is definitely going to end up on my family's dining table.
sweet lover's picture
I always wanted to try my hands in making German Kreppels but somehow never got the perfect recipe. I am gonna try this sooon.
dessertlover's picture
Oh these are perfect for the holiday season and kids love it!
Samis.Foodisms's picture
Oh I love it when the warm jam oozes out when you bite into the kreppel!
Anonymous's picture
I had tried these ones comes out really a surprise waiting for you inside a doughnut.....
Meghna Mathur's picture
I am loving these jam-filled doughnuts.......these are looking delicious
delicious.bites's picture
One of my fav foods...
Anonymous's picture
Nothing better than the guey jam oozing out of the doughnut!
epicure's picture
Are these Kosher as well and popularly eaten by the Jews on the auspicious occasion of Hanukkah?
Anonymous's picture
these small sized jam filled doughnuts are quite tempting!
Anonymous's picture
My daughter is going to love it...will try soon..
barbecue's picture
great way to start your day
aparna.priya's picture
I love these doughnuts..
thot4food's picture
Yummy jammy delights is my term for it:)
Anonymous's picture
this rec is far simpler than i thought...
bronzegoddess.bright's picture
looks sinful!
colorfulcandies's picture
great article
Viktoria's picture
Diese sieht köstlich! Jamjam! :3 Danke!
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