Donuts of Carnival

Beignet 3
Sweet treat for Carnival time, it is so easy to do it.

SERVES: serveserveserveserve
PREPARATION: 10 minutes + 1 hour for the dough
COOK: 4 minutes

What do you need ?
For the pastry:

  • 1 egg
  • 125 g self-rising flour
  • 15 g sugar
  • 30g butter
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 30 ml milk
  • a pinch of salt

For the donuts:

  • pinches of icing sugar for topping the donuts
  • sunflowers oil

How to do the donuts dough?

  • Mix together self-rising flour, sugar and salt
  • Cut thinly the butter and add it in the preparation
    ! Tip: Knead the pastry with your fingers
  • Add the vanilla extract, egg and the cold milk
    ! Tip: add the cold milk little by little
  • Knead again the pastry with your fingers
  • Wrap it in a plastic film and let it cool in a fridge for 1h or 30 minutes

How to do the donuts of Carnival?

  • Heat some sunflowers oil or heat a fryer
  • Spread the dough and cut it in squares
  • Prick the squares in the middle
  • Put the squares in the hot oil
  • Wait 3 – 4 minutes
  • Drain the donuts and put them on a kitchen paper
  • Then put them in bowl and add icing sugar on the top
  • Serve them hot or cold.
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