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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.
Ingredients
  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
Directions

GETTING READY
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.

MAKING
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

FINALISING
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.

SERVING
13. Serve cool.

TIP
Be patient in allowing the kreppels to rise!!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Deep Fried
Dish: 
Bread
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
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.
Subtitle: 
Jam Doughnuts

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