Cake Doughnuts

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May. 31, 2011

Ingredients

Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
Eggs 2
Melted butter 4 Tablespoon
Whole milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sifted flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Collect and measure all the ingredients as required.

2. Into a basin, sift together the measured flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.

MAKING

3. To the eggs, add the sugar and whisk using a wire whisk or electric beater, until well blended.

4. Blend in the melted butter.

5. Stir the sifted dry ingredients and add enough milk to bind into a soft sticky dough.

6. Cover the bowl and refrigerate to chill over night or for 24 hours.

FINALIZING

7. In a deep fat frying or frying pan, heat enough fat or oil to 365°F

8. In the mean while, roll our the dough on a well floured work surface into 1 inch thickness

9. Cut using a doughnut cutter or use one larger round cutter and a small bottle cap if you do not have a doughnut cutter.

10. Drop the dough into the hot fat and fry until golden on one side before turning and frying the other side.

11. Remove using a slotted spoon onto paper towels to drain

12. Drop them in a bowl of powdered sugar while hot.

SERVING

13. Dust again with powdered sugar or frost with sugar icing, coat with chocolate , jam and decorate if you like. .

14. Enjoyed both warm and cold.

TIPS

Refrigerating the dough and chilling it before use prevents the dough from soaking fat when fried and keeps the doughnuts light soft.

The dough may refrigerated in a covered bowl for upto a week

Break off and use only as much as required without removing all the dough from the refrigerator.

Fry the doughnuts fresh instead of keeping them overnight.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 3304Calories from Fat 1008

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g173.8%

Saturated Fat 51 g255%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2794 mg116.42%

Total Carbohydrates 501 g167%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56%

Sugars 114 g

Protein 72 g144%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet