Classic doughnuts – step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

Classic doughnuts

Ingredients

Wheat flour – 2.5 cups

Warm milk – 100 ml

Sugar – 2 tbsp.

Vanilla sugar – 1 tbsp.

Fresh yeast – 15 g

Room temperature butter – 2 tbsp.

Egg – 1 pc.

Salt – 0.5 tsp.

Refined oil – 500 ml

Powdered sugar – 60 g

Protein: 5.6

Fats: 13

Carbohydrates: 38

Photo of the finished dish

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

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Step by step recipe with photo

It is still not entirely known who and when invented donuts and whether or not there is a recipe that can be rightfully considered a classic. Taking into account that the traditional doughnut for the residents of the post-Soviet space is a deep-fried yeast doughnut with a hole in the middle, I think that a doughnut of this type could well be considered a classic. As a sample for making classic donuts, I suggest taking the recipe from the 1965 book “Home Cooking of Cakes, Pastries, Cookies, Gingerbread, and Pies,” edited by R. P. Kengis.

To make the classic donut recipe, prepare the products according to the list.

The calories of the doughnuts in the recipe are given in recalculation per finished product, taking into account the absorption of a certain amount of oil during frying.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

Mix the yeast with the warm milk, sugar and vanilla sugar until completely dissolved. Leave for 15 minutes to activate the mixture.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

When foam forms on the surface, add the sifted flour, melted butter, egg and salt to the bowl.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

Knead a soft delicate dough, it should be a little sticky, but it should fall off the hands.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

Let the dough rise in a warm place for 1.5 hours. The dough should increase in volume by 2-2.5 times.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

On a lightly floured board, roll out the dough into a 5-7 mm thick layer. Cut out about 25-27 doughnuts with a round cutter. Leave in a warm place for 20 minutes until they are ready to rise.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

Fry the doughnuts on both sides until golden in plenty of heated vegetable oil.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

Place the finished doughnuts on a paper towel to remove any excess fat.

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

And, of course, according to the classic recipe, warm donuts should always be sprinkled with powdered sugar before serving.

Bon appetit!

Classic doughnuts - step by step recipe with photos. How to make classic doughnuts?

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