Usually a doughnut or donut is a type of fried dough confectionery or dessert food. Doughnuts are popular in many countries and prepared in various forms as a sweet snack that can be homemade .
This is a baked version of the doughnuts. It was healthier than the normal donuts. The preparation are same for both .
Sugar – ¼ cup
Warm milk – 1 cup
Active dry yeast – 1 tbs
Salt – ½ tsp
Vanilla extract – 2 tsp
Cake flour – 1 cup
( or )
Corn flour 1 tbs + enough all purpose flour to make up to 1 cup
All purpose flour – 2 ½ cup
Cold butter – 100 g
For Topping :
In the warm milk add a spoon of sugar and the yeast , mix well and let it undisturbed for 15 minutes.
In a bowl , mix the flour , salt , sugar and butter together.
Add the proofed yeast and mix well.
Cover with a cling wrap and let it to double.
Knead again and place in the kitchen counter with little flour,
Roll into a thickness of ½” , cut out into doughnuts with the cutter or with the lid. Cut the hole in the center with the bottle cap.
Place the cut doughnuts in the baking tray with 1 cm apart and let it for second rise for about 20 minutes
Bake in the preheated oven for 10 - 15 minutes @ 220* C.
Apply the chocolate glaze and topping on each doughnut.
Jam / melted butter with cinnamon sugar can also be used.
Baked doughnuts are ready to serve.