3 1/2 cups cake flour,
1/2 tsp salt,
50 ml sugar,
1 pkt 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 into a dough.
Knead dough for 10 mins.
Place dough in a lightly floured surface, cover with greased cling wrap and leave to rise for 15 mins.
Knock down the dough and divide into 12 equal balls.
Shape each ball in a long log shape by rubbing between oiled hands.
Leave to rise until double in size.
Deep dry 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.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Thilleshni Govender