Syrup doughnuts

Recipe from: 18 June 2015
recipes,sweet,deep-fry

Ingredients 19
Servings 20
Time 15 min + 4 hours rising time

Ingredients

  • 5
    cup
    cake flour / wheat flour
  • 1
    cup
    sugar
  • 1
    tsp
    salt
  • 2
    tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2
    tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1
    tsp
    coarsely ground fennel seeds
  • 1
    tsp
    ground cardamom
  • 1
    cup
    oil
  • 1
    10g sachet instant yeast
  • about 2 cups of equal parts tepid milk and water
  • oil for deep-frying
  • syrup for simmering
  • desiccated coconut for dredging
  • FOR THE SYRUP:
  • 1.5
    cup
    sugar
  • 1
    cup
    water
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 4
    cardamom pods, slightly cracked
  • 1
    small piece of ginger
 

Method

 

Combine the flour, sugar, salt and spices in a mixing bowl. Rub the oil in by hand, and sprinkle in the yeast. Add the milk and water mixture until it forms a soft dough.
Cover the dough and leave to proof in a warm spot until it has doubled in size – this usually takes about 4 hours. Once risen, roll the dough into 20 small balls.

To make the syrup, combine the ingredients in a saucepan, stir and bring to a rapid boil. Turn down to a simmer.
Heat the oil and fry the dough balls until golden. Transfer to the simmering syrup for 1-2 minutes. Drain well and leave to cool.
Roll in coconut. Delicious served with tea.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Snowflake.
 
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