American donut - a little masterpiece!
Appetizing rings under a layer of bright glaze, with fragrant toppings and the most delicate taste. Or donuts with sweet fillings?
Prepare different! There are proven and simple recipes.
American Donuts - General Cooking Principles
For donuts, yeast dough is most often used. From it products turn out porous, magnificent, easy. But there are accelerated recipes on rippers. One of them is slightly lower.
The main ingredients of the test:
• milk products;
• yeast or rippers.
Sugar is added to the dough a little, the basic flavor to American donuts is given by filling or icing. The dough is quite steep, roll out with a rolling pin, cut out donuts or circles. Products are fried in deep fat. But it is fashionable to bake donuts and in the oven. They are less fat, have a slightly different taste, more like buns.
Decorating the finished donuts is an important part, but optional. Fragrant rings can be simply powdered with vanilla or sweet cocoa powder. But real donuts are covered with colored glaze, decorated with sprinkles.
American donuts with milk
Formulation of American donuts (donuts) on milk and fresh yeast. If you want to replace the dry product, then take the yeast three times less.
• 2 yolks;
• 250 ml of milk;
• a pound of flour;
• oil 40 g (plums);
• sugar 60 g;
• salt 1 tsp. without tubercle;
• 30 g of pressed yeast;
• vanilla bag.
1. Pressed yeast should be crumbled, pour warm milk and leave for a few minutes.
2. As soon as the lumps dissolve, add sugar and salt, stir.
3. Melt the butter and add to the yeast mass. Add vanilla.
4. It remains to fill the flour. It is necessarily sifted so that the yeast dough is light and soft. Stir well. 5. We shift in a large pot, cover with a cloth.
6. Leave for an hour.
7. Roll out the layer about one centimeter, squeeze donuts with a glass, make a small hole. These donuts are 8 cm in diameter, the hole is about 2 centimeters. When frying, they will increase.
8. We shift all donuts to the powdered surface, let stand for ten minutes.
9. It's time to put the oil. Pour half a liter into the pan, heat up.
10. Cook the donuts until golden brown, they roast fast.
11. Transfer to a napkin to remove any remaining oil. Then cool, icing.
American donuts for kefir (sour milk, yogurt)
As already seen in the title, for such American donuts any fermented milk product will fit. But if it is too liquid, you will have to add more flour, bringing the dough to the desired state.
• 5 g of soda;
• 20 ml of oil (grown in dough);
• 4 spoons of sugar;
• 250 g of kefir;
• 2.5 cups of flour + - 0.5 cups;
• a pinch of salt.
You will also need about 300 grams of vegetable oil or other fat at your discretion for roasting donuts.
1. Pour kefir or other suitable drink in a bowl and leave to warm for half an hour.
2. Add soda, whisk with a whisk.
3. It's time to break an egg, add sugar, a little salt. Stir the whisk again.
4. Add flour with vegetable oil. Optionally, you can pour vanilla.
5. Knead the usual dough, as for the pies. In general, he does not need to stand, like yeast dough. But it is better to give a rest half an hour. This will make it more flexible, easy to work.
6. Sprinkle the table with flour, place the dough and sprinkle it on top too.
7. Roll out the cake with a rolling pin. Thickness up to 1.5 centimeters.
8. Squeeze out by cutting or cup. Make small holes with a small tube.
9. Pour the oil or put the fat in the pan, warm it up.
10. Spread a few donuts, fry on each side for a minute, take out on napkins. 11. Sprinkle with icing or icing. Sweets recipes can be found below.
American donuts in the oven (yeast dough)
Another recipe for yeast donuts in milk, but these products are baked in the oven. These donuts are not as fat as fried ones. It is better to glaze on a dry surface, you can decorate donuts with any cream and even make them mastic figures. Get miniature cakes.
• 200 ml of milk;
• 1 spoon (without tubercle) of dry yeast;
• 2 eggs;
• 0.5 Art. Sahara;
• 1 pinch of nutmeg;
• 4 cups flour;
• 2 spoons cl. oils;
• fine salt.
1. Cook the usual yeast dough. Dissolve the granules in warm milk. Leave for a couple of minutes.
2. Add all other ingredients. Eggs do not put in the dough completely. Leave one yolk to grease donuts before baking. Melt the butter, melt it in the dough at the very end.
3. Cover. Leave to approach in a warm place.
4. Since the products are baked in the oven, the dough should rise at least twice. It will take at least three hours.
5. Roll the dough into a layer to two centimeters.
6. Squeeze donuts, do not forget about the inner hole.
7. Transfer to a baking sheet, leaving a distance between the rings. Let stand warm for 20 minutes.
8. Brush with egg yolk, bake until done. To donuts are not dried, immediately set the high temperature of 200-210 ° C.
American donuts with filling
Initially, donuts did not have a hole. Americans deep-fried round products, which were filled with sweet creams, fruit jams, fragrant pastes. The dough in this recipe is yeast on water. You can use any filling.
• 100 g margarine;
• 180 g of water;
• 500 g of flour;
• 1 egg;
• 6 g dry yeast;
• 2 l. Sahara;
• any filling (cream, jam, condensed milk, fruit purees).
1. Knead the straight dough. Yeast dissolve in warm water. Separately, melt the margarine, let cool. 2. Add sugar to the bulk, add salt and margarine with flour. Knead ordinary dough, not liquid, but not cool.
3. Give it a good rise. One time is enough.
4. Roll the plump tortilla about two centimeters.
5. Heat deep-frying for frying.
6. Squeeze out small tortillas with a glass, throw in hot oil, fry until a beautiful crust. Products will inflate, look like cones.
7. Remove with a slotted spoon, lay out in one layer so as not to crumple.
8. Stuff well mash to avoid lumps. Transfer to the pastry syringe, fill the cooled donuts inside.
9. If there is no syringe, then you can make a small hole on the side, through it lay the sweet mass with a small spoon.
10. On top of the donuts with filling, you can also decorate or simply sprinkle with sweet powder, cocoa powder.
American donuts with chocolate icing
Donuts can be prepared according to any of the recipes above, all of them are suitable for decorating with icing. After frying, immediately remove the oil with napkins so that the coating lies flat.
• 200 g dark chocolate;
• 10 g butter;
• 20 g heavy cream;
• confectionery dressing, chocolate chips.
1. Crumble chocolates on cubes, put in a bowl and put in a water bath.
2. Add vegetable oil, cream. Melt all together, stir constantly, so that the icing does not overheat.
3. Once all the lumps have disappeared, you can turn off the stove, but do not remove the cup from the bath.
4. Put the confectionery dressing in the bowl, spread paper towels next to it.
5. Dip donuts on one side into chocolate.
6. Immediately, until the icing has hardened, decorate with sprinkling. Or chocolate, coconut flakes. Amazing donuts are made with crushed and roasted nuts.
7. Put on paper towels in one layer, leave for a quarter of an hour to set. If the room is hot, then you can move the product in the refrigerator.
American donuts with colorful icing
Another option for icing American donuts. You can paint the mass in any color or leave white. Dyes can use any food: liquid, dry, pastry gels. But when adding powders, they still need to be diluted to color evenly.
• 220 g of powder;
• 3 spoons of milk;
• 1 spoon of lemon juice;
1. In a bowl, sift powder. It should not have large lumps and particles.
2. Pour in first two spoons of milk, thoroughly stir with a spatula.
3. Once all the milk is absorbed, add lemon juice and colorings, continue stirring for a couple of minutes.
4. It's time to evaluate the consistency. If the icing is thick, you can add more milk in droplets until it becomes smooth, a bit fluid.
5. Dip or coat donuts with a sweet mass. It is very important that they are warm, then the frosting will quickly harden.
6. Shift onto paper-covered surface. Decorate donuts with dressing. Leave to solidify for at least 30 minutes.
American Donuts - Tips and Tricks
• To donuts do not get oiled and fatty, run the prepared ringlets only in well-heated oil. Readiness is determined by a small piece of dough. If a sizzling bubbles appear around it when starting, the oil is ready for operation.
• If it is not possible to make icing for decorating donuts, then you can always buy a finished product. You can find the icing in the departments for baking.
• If soda is added to the dough, it is always quenched with acid. If the baking powder is used in the recipe, it is added directly to the flour.