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Ring Doughnuts


 Quick and easy ring doughnuts. 
From My Kitchen To Yours – keeping our heritage alive!

Ring Doughnuts

Ingredients:

500g self-raising flour

3 large eggs

¾ cup sugar

70g butter/margarine

1 tsp vanilla essence

½ tsp baking powder

1 – 1½ cups buttermilk

Oil for frying

7cm and 3cm round cutters
For the coating:

1 level teaspoon ground cinnamon

125g caster sugar

Method:

Cream together the eggs, sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl. Add vanilla essence.

Add the flour and baking powder. Make a slight dent in the middle of the flour. 

Add the buttermilk.

Mix together into a smooth ball and then turn out on to a floured work surface.

Roll the dough out to a thickness of just over 1cm. Flour the cutters and use the larger one to cut out rounds of dough, then cut out the centres using the smaller cutter. (Or you can buy a ring doughnut cutter from your local spice shop) 

Re-roll the trimmings to make more doughnuts.

Put the doughnuts to one side and make the coating. 

Mix the cinnamon into the sugar in a small bowl.

Now fry the doughnut. Place the rings carefully into the hot oil and fry for 3-4 minutes, until golden on the bottom, then turn them over and fry for a further 2-3 minutes, until they are an even golden colour and cooked through.

Lift on to kitchen paper to drain briefly and, while they’re still hot, toss them in the cinnamon sugar until evenly coated. Shake off any excess and place on a wire rack to cool. (Not suitable for freezing).

Cook’s tip:
To make the glaze:

1 cup of icing sugar

1 tablespoon of vanilla essence or a drop of food colouring

Whisk in enough boiling water to make a thin glaze, drizzle over donuts.

Cover with sprinkles.

Kids love these different coloured doughnuts!!

Or

Spread the doughnuts with chocolate spread 

#capemalaycooking

To make homemade buttermilk:

Pour 1 cup of milk into a bowl.

Stir in 2 tablespoons of lemon juice OR white vinegar into the bowl with the milk. Stir to combine. Leave for 10 minutes. 

Use in place of buttermilk in the recipe as it calls for.

© Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights 

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About Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Cape Malay Home Cooking made easy. The Muslim community has also had a large influence on the cooking of South Africa. Cape Malay cuisine is delicious. It usually consists of a combination of fruit, spices, vegetables and meat. Using my cooking know how to inspire everyone to cook the food they love. Here you will find tried and tested simple and delicious recipes for relaxed home cooking that go far beyond baking. From easy soups and roasts to delicious breads, deserts, stews, etc… All the recipes seen here are prepared in my kitchen with photos taken by my family and me. So please don’t expect professional photography or styling, it’s just the way we have our meals on a normal day! My motto is: "Give a man a plate of food and you've fed him for the day. Teach a man to cook and you feed him for a lifetime" - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights Facebook@www.facebook.com/capemalaycooking https://capemalaycooking.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/CapeMalayCooks www.youtube.com/capemalaycooking

Posted on 10/09/2016, in Ring Doughnuts. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Looks wonderful
    😋😋😋😋👍

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