Quick and easy donuts

    Quick and easy donuts


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    About this recipe: I discovered this recipe 15 years ago and has been enjoyed by my family ever since!

    Serves: 6 

    • 70g (2 1/2 oz) butter
    • 500g (1 1/4 lb) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 70g (2 1/2 oz) sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 260ml (9 fl oz) milk
    • vegetable oil for frying

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Sieve flour and baking powder into a bowl and rub in butter. Mix in the sugar.
    2. Beat egg and milk together. Make a well in flour mixture, then and pour in the egg mixture. Mix together to form a soft dough.
    3. Roll out dough on a well floured surface to about 1cm (1/2 in) thick and cut to shape of choice. Personally I use 2 different sized biscuit cutters.
    4. Fry in hot oil (at approximately 180 degrees C) for 30 seconds, turn over and cook for a further 30 seconds untill golden brown.
    5. Drain on kitchen paper until cool. Roll in sugar or decorate with icing as desired.

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    Reviews (27)


    Great very easy and tasted FAB! - 29 Jul 2011


    it was the best!! I made it and it turned out lovely! Thanks alot! I made it for my cousins and family and everyone loved it (I'm 12) once again thanks <3 - 23 Jul 2012


    This was so easy to do! - 08 May 2012

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