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Happy Donuts

I was looking over my archives when i realized that it’s been ages since i mucked about with yeasted dough.

I guess i was somewhat put off by the labour and time intensive effort involved.

Between all that kneading, rising, and re- rising, yeasted breads are definitely something i would never attempt for breakfast on a weekday morning.

But it’s a happy, sunny Sunday today. I jumped at this opportunity to make doughnuts, a classic favourite in this household.

Especially when they are dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with colours.

And this green one is just for u, St. Pat’s, cause your big day is just around the corner!


(Taken from Alan Ooi)


(A)300g high protein flour
200g plain flour
80g sugar
5g salt
20g milk powder
10g yeast
(B) 230ml water
1 medium egg
(C) shortening/oil/butter/margerine

1. Combine (A), add in (B) and knead into dough. Add in (C) and continue knead until smooth, elastic and shiny dough.
2. Cover the dough and let it proof for 30 minutes (double bulk), Roll out the dough for 1cm thickness.
3. Use doughnut cutter to cut out doughnuts, let it on tray and proof for another 20 minutes (double bulk).
4. Use medium heat to deep-fry the doughnut till golden brown. Remove, place on absorbent paper.

  1. March 6, 2011 at 10:09 am

    Colourful & yummy donuts! 🙂

  2. March 6, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    These are so colourful and happy!

  3. March 6, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    I looove donuts, yours are so cute with the sprinkles on top!

  4. roundpegsquarehole
    March 6, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    Looks absolutely delicious 😀

  5. Nina
    March 6, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    Perfect for Sunday morning (or any morning) – they look delicious!

  6. March 6, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    What wonderful looking donuts! I’d love to have one with my coffee. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

  7. March 6, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    Wow, I would love to be at your house on a Sunday. Beautiful donuts.

  8. March 7, 2011 at 2:04 am

    those donuts look so colourful, lovey and delicious! i love donuts! (:

  9. DG
    March 7, 2011 at 4:26 am

    Your donuts so colourful & looks delicious, you make me craving for it!

  10. March 8, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    These look good enough to be store bought! Amazing!

  11. March 9, 2011 at 2:42 pm

    looks like little crown! i love donuts but i actually do not take them as much now..never attempted donuts yet for me!

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