Doughnuts for that intermediate baker

Doughnut Recipe


First of all, this recipe is for a more patient and more experienced baker. But, the outcome of your final product should be so delicious that you will want to make it more often. Doughnuts are good anytime and are sure to please. With that in mind, you can also use different icing recipes than the basic recipe posted here. Also, you can use sprinkles, can’t forget sprinkles. In conclusion, enough talking, let’s get started making some doughnuts!


Preparation: 2 hrs 25 mins
Cooktime: 2 to 3 minutes
Temperature: 375°F/190.6°C
Servings: 1

What you are going to need:

For doughnuts:

 ½ cup Milk
 3 tablespoons Sugar
 2 teaspoons Salt
 3 tablespoons Margarine
 1½ cup warm Water
 1 package of Cake Yeast or Active Yeast
 5½ cups All-Purpose Flour
 Shortening to grease
 Sauce Pan
 Large Bowl
 Kneading or cutting board
 Rolling Pin
 2½ inch Doughnut Cutter
 Baking Sheets
 Paper bag, Paper Towel, etc…

For Glaze:

 2 cups sifted Confectioners Sugar
 ½ cup Milk
 1 teaspoon Vanilla
 Small Bowl
 Spoon
 Rack
 Wax Paper or Platter
 And some really cool music to listen to!

As a rule, all measurements for the doughnut recipe are in RED. For example to see the measurements just hover (Computer) or touch (Cell or Tablet) to reveal.
Recipe by fridaysroo.com
Original recipe from Favorite Recipes® of America

Delicious Doughnuts
Art by Fridee

 

Mixing up some doughnuts:

First take sauce pan and add ½ cup Milkmilk, bring to a boil. Once boiling, remove from heat and stir in 3 tbsp. Sugarsugar, 2 tsp Saltsalt, and 3 tbsp. Margarinemargarine. Set aside and let cool to luke warm. Now, in the large bowl, add in the 1½ cup warm Waterwarm water and crumble or dump in the 1 cake or package Active Yeastyeast, stir until dissolved. Next, add in the luke warm milk mixture to the yeast.


After that, take about half the 5½ cups All-Purpose Flourflour and add to the mixture and stir until smooth. Then, slowly add rest of the 5½ cups All-Purpose Flourflour until you make soft dough.
Now you will need to turn out into a slightly flour board, knead for about 8 to 10 minutes until smooth and elastic. Next, take your dough and form into a ball and place into a slightly Shortening for Greasing pangreased bowl. Roll the dough in bowl make sure grease gets on top of the dough. Then cover and let rise for about 1 hour. Also make sure it’s a warm, free of draft area, will double in size. After that, punch down on dough and roll out to about 1/2 inch in thickness. Then cut with doughnut cutter.Lastly, place on greased baking sheets, cover and let rise for 1 hour.


Cooking up some doughnuts:

Now, try to handle doughnuts as little as possible to keep from falling. Then, depending on the size of how you are frying, stovetop or deep fryer, place in fryer only a few at a time. Fry about 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown on both sides at 375°F/190.6°C. Now place on absorbing paper such as paper bag, paper towel, etc…. to dry. Finally, while warm place in cinnamon-sugar or icing. Enjoy!

Oh! The Icing for the doughnuts:

First, in a small bowl, blend together 2 cups Confectioners Sugar confectioners sugar, ½ cup Milkmilk, and 1 tsp. Vanillavanilla. Then dip warm doughnuts into the glaze and place on a rack. Don’t forget to place wax paper or a platter underneath to collect any unused glaze to reuse.


Doughnut Recipe

How to make doughnuts!
Prep Time2 hrs 25 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time2 hrs 28 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, cookierecipe, cooking, delicous, dough, doughnut, fridaysroo, frying, icing, loveforbaking, recipe, recipes
Servings: 1 doughnut

Equipment

  • Medium Sauce Pan
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Cutter Board
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • 2 Cookie Sheets
  • Rolling Pin
  • Baking Sheets
  • 2½ inch doughnut cutter

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Milk
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 3 tbsp Margarine
  • cup Warm Water
  • 1 cake Yeast Active yeast 1 package
  • cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Instructions

  • First take sauce pan and add milk, bring to a boil. Once boiling, remove from heat and stir in sugar, salt, and margarine. Set aside and let cool to luke warm. Now, in the large bowl, add in the warm waterand crumble or dump in the yeast, stir until dissolved. Next, add in the luke warm milk mixture to the yeast. 
    After that, take about half the flour and add to the mixture and stir until smooth. Then, slowly add rest of the flour until you make soft dough.Now you will need to turn out into a slightly flour board, knead for about 8 to 10 minutes until smooth and elastic. Next, take your dough and form into a ball and place into a slightly greased bowl. Roll the dough in bowl make sure grease gets on top of the dough. Then cover and let rise for about 1 hour. Also make sure it’s a warm, free of draft area, will double in size. After that, punch down on dough and roll out to about 1/2 inch in thickness. Then cut with doughnut cutter.Lastly, place on greased baking sheets, cover and let rise for 1 hour.
    Now, try to handle doughnuts as little as possible to keep from falling. Then, depending on the size of how you are frying, stovetop or deep fryer, place in fryer only a few at a time. Fry about 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown on both sides at 375°F/190.6°C. Now place on absorbing paper such as paper bag, paper towel, etc…. to dry. Finally, while warm place in cinnamon-sugar or icing. Enjoy!
    First, in a small bowl, blend together confectioners sugar, milk, and vanilla. Then dip warm doughnuts into the glaze and place on a rack. Don’t forget to place wax paper or a platter underneath to collect any unused glaze to reuse.

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Author: Friday's R.O.O.

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