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The Love of a Good Donut

Among the most beloved and popular donuts dough products have a special place. Most of us are unlikely to give up the fresh, lush, sprinkle with powdered sugar or icing covered donut. Traditional Donut is a round ball of golden color. The recipe is these donuts were known in ancient Rome, but they were called “globules”. Romans fried balls of dough in fat, smeared them with honey and eaten hot.

In the Middle Ages called donut or doughnut and represented a confection is S-shaped. Americans believe that the first to come up with donuts girl employee of the Postal Service “Pony Express” to the riders, the postmen do not spend too much time on the meal. Today, donuts are so popular that most countries have their own “proprietary” recipes: in America – donuts, Switzerland – Schenkel, Germany – Berliner, and in Austria – kihlya.

At first glance it seems that the donuts are very simple to prepare. However, to get a tasty pastry and delicate, it is necessary to know a few tricks:

  • Meal should be warm and thoroughly sifted
  • For frying donuts should be fresh
  • The prepared dough must not contact with the cold air

Doughnuts “lemons”

  1. 5 cups flour
  2. 80 g of fresh yeast
  3. 2 1/2 cups brown sugar
  4. 1 1/2 cups milk
  5. 3 egg yolks
  6. 3 medium-sized eggs
  7. 6 tablespoons butter
  8. 80 g melted butter
  9. 2 lemons
  10. Juice of 1/2 lemon
  11. 2 tbsp. tablespoons of brandy
  12. 350 g walnuts
  13. 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  14. 1 cup powdered sugar
  15. Vegetable oil

How to cook

  1. Prepare a brew of yeast, 1 cup of flour and milk. The resulting dough should be the consistency of thick cream. Put the brew in a warm place, so she stood up.
  2. Egg yolks and? Cup sugar rub in lush mass add eggs, milk, lemon juice, salt, vanilla sugar. Pour the remaining flour and knead the dough, gradually adding the melted fat. To knead the dough until it bubbles appear, and it must not be very thick.
  3. The dough is put in 20 minutes in a warm place to come, it somewhat, then immediately begin to carve donuts.
  4. Roll out half the dough on a floured board to a thickness of 2-2.5 cm and it molds to outline circles.
  5. For the filling: lemons cut into slices, remove seeds. Put in a porcelain mortar and pot loch with remaining sugar. Skip walnuts through a meat grinder and combine with lemon-sugar mass. Mix well.
  6. From the second half of dough to roll out a layer of similar thickness to the other board, cut the same circles and circles of the first cover layer. The stuffing should be at the center. Give little donuts to go.
  7. Heat the pan in an amount of oil that donuts can float freely. When one side of donuts fry until golden brown, turn them gently with a slotted spoon to another.
  8. Ready donuts spread out on the board and sprinkle with a mixture of powdered sugar with vanilla sugar.

 Doughnuts “Classic”

  1. 400 g flour
  2. 100 g butter
  3. 4 tbsp. spoons of sugar
  4. 3 egg whites
  5. 1/2 tsp. Salt
  6. 50 g of fresh yeast
  7. 1/2 cup milk
  8. Powdered sugar
  9. Vegetable oil

How to cook

  1. Yeast grind with 1 tsp. Sugar, add warm milk, 100 grams of flour and put in a warm place to approach.
  2. Whipped whites with sugar to connect with the finished brew, salt, softened butter. Add the remaining flour. Knead the dough until then, until it starts to lag behind the walls of the cookware. The dough should get soft and pliable.
  3. Writing test 20-30 minutes. Then roll it into a layer thickness of about 1 cm. Cookie cutters to cut out circles. Lubricate circles of dough with egg white.
  4. Heat the oil to a temperature of 180? C. Putting it at the same time no more than 5-6 donuts. Fry until golden brown.
  5. Ready to put the donuts with a slotted spoon to paper towels. Chilled donuts sprinkled with powdered sugar.

10 Things You Never Knew About Donuts

Doughnuts are a natural crowd pleaser — they’re warm, sugary, versatile and absolutely delicious. So it’s no surprise that the food holiday gods (who we suspect are just random people with access to the Internet) have dedicated November 5 as Doughnut Appreciation Day.

But although it’s likely we all have shown our favorite fried dough appreciation in one way or another, how much do you really know about this classic treat? We’ve put together 10 doughnut facts you probably don’t know, but definitely should. So pull up a chair, grab a glazed or jelly-filled treat, and become a certified doughnut connoisseur.

1 – Boston, MA has the most doughnut shops per person 250 total, which is the equivalent of one per every 2,480 people.

2 – During WWI, they were fed to American soldiers The Salvation Army ‘Doughnut Girls’ fed hungry and homesick soldiers this fried dough during WWI.

3 – They used to be called ‘olykoeks’ when they first came to America; they were called this Dutch word meaning ‘oily cakes.’

4 – Both ‘donut’ and ‘doughnut’ are acceptable spellings, ‘Donut’ is just a shortened version, popularized in the 20th century by Dunkin’ Donuts.

5 – June 7th is National Donut Day, Today is Donut Appreciation Day — totally different.

6 – Dunkin’ Donuts was once named ‘Open Kettle’; They started selling donuts under their modern name in 1950.

7 – They may have originally been a mistake, one story reportedly tells of a cow that kicked over a pot of oil into a mixture of pastry.

8 – Americans eat a LOT of doughnuts, Over 10 billion are made in the U.S. each year.

9 – People are named Doughnut/Donut, although to be fair, only around 10 as of 2011.

10 – The Guinness World Record for fastest to eat a jelly-filled doughnut exists, And is 33 seconds.

Information provided by The Huffington Post