Sugar Glazed Doughnuts

Ingredients

  1. For the dough
  2. 1 1/3 cups warm milk
  3. 2 tbs melted butter
  4. 1 egg, at room temperature
  5. 1 tsp salt
  6. 2 tbs sugar
  7. 1 tbs instant dry yeast
  8. 3 1/2 – 4 cups all purpose flour
  9. For sugar glaze:
  10. 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  11. 2 tbs melted butter
  12. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  13. 4-6 tbs hot water, may need more
  14. 2 cups vegetable oil for frying!

Steps

  1. In a large bowl beat the egg, then add the milk,butter, vanilla extract and quickly stir.

  2. In another bowl combine : flour, yeast, sugar and salt, quickly mix and start adding to liquids.

  3. Add the flour slowly, allowing the liquids to absorb it.

  4. When the dough starts to thicken, transfer to your work surface and knead until smooth non sticky dough is formed.

  5. Place the dough into a greased bowl, cover with plastic or towel and allow to rise, 45-60 minutes.

  6. Lightly grease your baking pans or large trays to place your doughnut cutouts for second rise.

    Flour your work surface.

    Divide the dough into 2 portions.

    Roll out into 10”-12” circles.

    Using your doughnut cutter, cut and place on greased trays, cover with towel and allow to rise 10-15 minutes.

    Fry in 375°F preheated oil, 1-2 minutes on each side or until light golden color.

    Dip the fried doughnuts in sugar glaze, set on a rack until the dripping stops.

  7. To make the sugar glaze:

    Combine all ingredients and mix until the right consistency.

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