Cream Doughnuts are always a yummy treat with a hot fresh cup of tea or coffee and even better when you enjoy them with friends
- 3 1/2 cups cake flour,
- 1/2 tsp salt,
- 50 ml sugar,
- 1 packet 10 g yeast,
- 60 g melted butter or margarine,
- 1 extra-large egg beaten lightly,
- 150 ml lukewarm milk,
- 50 ml lukewarm water.
Place all dry ingredients in a bowl.
Add melted butter/Margarine, water, and milk and incorporate them into a dough.
Knead the dough for 10 mins.
Place dough on a lightly floured surface, cover with greased cling wrap, and leave to rise for 15 mins.
Knock down the dough and divide it into 12 equal balls.
Shape each ball into a long log shape by rubbing it between oiled hands.
Leave to rise until doubles in size.
Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown on med heat.
Once cooled, slit the doughnut down the middle, spread with a line of jam and pipe whipped cream inside, a cherry, and sprinkle with icing sugar.
Recipe: Reshna Ranchod
Prepared, tried, and tested by Gail