Caramel Glazed Doughnuts Recipe

These caramelizd glazed doughnuts are prepared with a batter of milk, sugar, nutmeg, vanilla and flour with bakng agents. Raised with yeast, the caramelized glazed doughnuts are baked and topped with a caramel glaze and served after they have cooled.

Summary

Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Dry yeast2 Tablespoon
 Fat2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
 Lukewarm water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Milk4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Nutmeg2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Eggs3 , separated
 Unsifted all purpose flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Unsifted all purpose flour9 Cup (144 tbs)
 Caramel1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Glaze1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 10834 Calories from Fat 2156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 245 g376.7%

Saturated Fat 73.1 g365.7%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 747.2 mg

Sodium 7314.4 mg304.8%

Total Carbohydrates 1919 g639.8%

Dietary Fiber 52.3 g209%

Sugars 633.4 g

Protein 243 g485.3%

Vitamin A 35.9% Vitamin C 2.8%

Calcium 183.5% Iron 468.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine the yeast, lukewarm water and sugar in a small bowl and let yeast dissolve.
Scald the milk, then add the shortening, 1 cup sugar, nutmeg, vanilla and salt.
Let mixture cool to tepid.
Place the two mixtures in a large bowl and add the egg yolks and sift in the 4 cups measured flour.
Beat vigorously until well blended, then add stiffly beaten egg whites.
Sift in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
Place in a greased bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place for 1 1/2 hours.
Knead down and let rise again until light (almost doubled and springy to touch).
Roll dough out on a floured board to 1/4 inch thickness.
Cut with a large floured doughnut cutter and place on a floured board 1 inch apart.
Cover with a towel and let rise until first ones you have cut are light.
Start frying these first.
Fry in deep hot fat at 350F until golden brown, and drain on paper towels.
Dip while hot into Caramel Glaze.
Turn glazed side up on a rack over a tray.
When glaze has finished dripping place doughnuts on a plate.
Scrape excess glaze from the tray back into the dipping bowl and continue glazing doughnuts until all are dipped.
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