Basic Doughnuts Recipe


Makes 20 doughnuts

400 gr all purpose flour

3 tbsp sugar
pinch salt
21 gr fresh yeast
2 eggs
60 ml milk, lukewarm
80 ml vegatable oil
110 ml water, lukewarm

Oil for frying

For the glaze: (optional)

3 tbsp honey

3 tbsp water


1. In a large bowl, combine warm milk, warm water, sugar and yeast stir until yeast melted.
Add remaining ingredients and knead until a ball of dough begins to form. Add more flour if the dough is too sticky. Dust a baking tray with flour.
Make balls from the dough and place it on floured tray.
Cover the doughnuts loosely and let them rise in a warm place until almost doubled in size, about 1 hour. 

2. Heat oil in a deep fryer or heavy deep pan.

3. Hole the doughnuts with a bottle cap.
Working in batches, use a slotted metal spoon or spatula to carefully place the doughnuts in the hot oil. 
Fry, flipping once, until light golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes per side.Transfer as done on a plate covered with paper towels.

4. In a small bowl stir honey and water, dip the warm doughnuts into the honey mixture and allow to cool.

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