Jelly Filled Donuts

Jelly Filled Donuts

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This recipe creates classic home-made donuts filled with your choice of jelly and coated in sugar. Everyone in your family will devour these donuts and be licking the sugar off their fingers before they ask you to make another batch. The home-made jelly filled donut will always beat a store-bought processed one.

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Time needed

90 min preparation + 10 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages of active dry yeast
  • 1 egg white
  • Oil for frying
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ cup warm water
  • ½ cup warm milk
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons jelly

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Directions

Dissolve yeast in warm water in a small bowl. In a separate larger bowl, combine milk, butter, egg yolks, salt, yeast mixture, 3 cups flour, and 1/3 cup sugar. Beat this mixture until it is smooth. Stir in remaining flour to form the dough. Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover it. Let the dough rise for 45 minutes. Punch the dough down and transfer it to a lightly floured surface. Knead the dough and divide it in half. Roll each half to ¼ inch thickness and cut with a round cutter. Place about ½ teaspoon of jelly in the center of half of the dough circles. Brush edges with egg white and top with the other half of the dough circles. Press the edges down to seal tightly. Place on a greased baking sheet and cover, letting the dough rise for 45 minutes. In a deep-fryer, heat the oil to 375 degrees and fry a few of the donuts a few at a time for 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels and roll warm donuts in remaining sugar.




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