Jam Doughnuts! To help with all those cravings…

Need something delicious to go with tea time? What about some jam doughnuts! Chances are you probably already have the ingredients in the cupboard. 

All you’ll will need is:

  • 500ml Flour                 
  • 5ml Salt             
  • 8ml Yeast              
  • 30ml butter or Margarine              
  • 1 egg
  • 150ml Milk ( luke warm)
  •  Sunflower Oil
  • Apricot Jam and Sugar / Icing Sugar 

How to make it:

  1. Add the flour and yeast into a mixing bowl along with the sugar and salt and mix together.
  2. Now add the lukewarm milk, melted butter and egg together with the mixture, and mix thoroughly until it becomes dough, knead gently for 8-10 minutes.
  3. Oil the sides of a mixing bowl for the dough to rest for about 30 Minutes
  4. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and while you wait, divide the dough into 12 equally sized pieces.
  5. Fry the the doughnuts on both sides until they are golden brown and take 
  6.  use a piping bag, or just a large plastic bag and fill with apricot jam, make a small insert in each doughnut and fill with a small drop of jam.

Add the finishing touches to the doughnuts by rolling each one in icing sugar or regular sugar and enjoy these sweet homemade delights!

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