One of my favorite desserts, though I can’t have it as often as I’d like… So, guess what I’m craving right now?
1 / 2 kg flour
2 egg yolks
4 dl milk
1 tablespoon sugar
2 dkg yeast
pinch of salt
Oil for frying, Powdered sugar, jam or fruit syrup, etc.
Warm up the yeast with the sugar and 1 dl milk. In a bowl mix the sifted flour, egg yolk, salt, yeast and about 3 dl milk so the dough is not too soft. Add the flour one cup at a time while mixing on low speed until the dough is smooth and elastic about. If the dough is too sticky, add more flour.
Mix thoroughly then add the lukewarm melted butter. Cover and let rise until doubles its size for 2 1/2 hours.
Punch down dough. On floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Using a round cutter, cut out doughnuts without cutting out a smaller circle in the centre. Transfer doughnuts to floured baking sheet. Cover and let rise for 1 hour.
Deep-fry for 1 – 2 minutes until lightly browned on both sides. With slotted spoon, remove to paper towels.
Serve with jam, powdered sugar, syrup, or my personal favorite Garlic Sauce
Bon appétit ;)
Note: variation on TheHungarianGirl’s Carnival Doughnuts