"Crispy Creme" like Doughnuts
"These doughnuts are delicious and just as good as store bought"
- 2 eggs
- Vegetable oil for frying
- 5 C. all purpose flour
- 2 packages of yeast
- 1/4 cup warm water
- 1 1/2 C. slightly warmed milk
- 2/3 C. sugar
- 1/3 C. shortening
- 1/3 C butter
- 2 C. Powdered sugar
- 5 tsp. hot water
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 2mins
Cost Average budget
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the eggs, milk, shortening, 2 C. flour, and salt. Grab a wooden spoon and beat mixture at low speed for 30 seconds and continue to beat on medium speed for 90 seconds. Pour in the remainder of the flour and mix.
Cover and allow mixture to rise in a warm place for 1 hour. After risen, Put dough on a well floured surface and roll around lightly in order to cover with flour.
Carefully roll dough 1/2" thick, Cut with floured doughnut cutter. Cover doughnuts and allow dough to rise until doubled (about 45 mins). Heat up the oil until 350 degrees, deep enough to fry doughnuts. Fry about 1 minutes on each side until golden brown. Remove carefully from oil and drain on paper towel or brown paper. Dip doughnuts in glaze then set aside to dry/cool.
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Chef Tips and Tricks
These salted caramel thumbprint cookies are easy to make and super delicious!
- 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
- 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
- 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
- Pinch of sea salt
- 1 cup / 150g of flour
- 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
- Salted caramel
- Melted dark chocolate
In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.
Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.
Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.
Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.
Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.
Remove from oven and let cool.
Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.