Krispy Kreme glazed Donuts

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We live in a country where there is NO donut shops. So yesterday morning we had some friends come and my “challenge” was to make all kinds of donuts. Lets just SAY they were DELICIOUSSSSSS! “

INGREDIENTS

2 cups scalded milk

1/2 cup butter

2/3 cup sugar, divided

1 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons yeast

4 eggs (beaten)

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

7 cups sifted flour

For Glaze

3 cups powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup cold water

Directions:

Prep Time: 3 hrs Total Time: 3 1/2 hrs

1 Mix together ingredients for glaze.

2 Melt butter in hot milk, add 1 tsp sugar and salt. Allow to cool.DSC02280 (Copy)

3 Beat in yeast, nutmeg, eggs, remaining sugar, and 3 cups flour.DSC02282 (Copy)

4 Add rest of flour (dough will be sticky).DSC02283 (Copy)

5 Knead for 5 minutes then allow to rise for 1-1 1/2 hours.DSC02285 (Copy)

6 Roll out dough, cut into shapes.DSC02302 (Copy) and you will cut another round in the middle.

7 Do not re-roll dough, then allow to rise for 30-45 minutes.

8 Heat oil to 365° and fry 1 – 2 minutes on each side or until brown. Toss in the doughnut holes first, let those cook, and then proceed to cooking the donuts.DSC02310 (Copy)

9 Let them cool on a rack- helps get the glaze to stick.DSC02311 (Copy)

Picture is for whole ones but same process!

10 Dip in warm glaze.

 

RECIPE for CHOCOLATE GLAZEDSC02309 (Copy)

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

3 tablespoons milk or water

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract.

In a medium bowl, whisk together powdered sugar and cocoa powder.  Slowly stir in milk and vanilla extract.  Whisk until silky and smooth. DSC02306 (Copy)

Dip doughnuts in chocolate glaze and let rest to harden slightly.

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