Bacon and Egg Doughnuts

Bacon and Egg Doughnuts Recipe By:Chef John “I’ve always wanted to try making some kind of sweet/savory bacon-studded fritter using pate a choux, also known as that stuff you make cream puffs with. I went full breakfast theme, and topped mine with a little maple syrup, but feel free to get your beignet on, and cover them with a pile of powdered sugar.” Ingredients 1 cup cold water 2 tablespoons cold water 1/2 cup butter 2 tablespoons white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 large eggs 12 strips bacon, … Continue reading Bacon and Egg Doughnuts

Polish Doughnuts

Polish Doughnuts Recipe By:Susan “A yeast doughnut coated with sugar.” Ingredients 1 (0.6 ounce) cake compressed fresh yeast 3 tablespoons warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 teaspoon white sugar 3 cups milk 3/4 cup margarine 5 egg yolks 3/4 cup white sugar 8 cups all-purpose flour 8 cups shortening for frying 1/4 cup white sugar Directions Smash up yeast in a medium bowl. Add water and 1 teaspoon sugar, and mix until pasty. Set aside. Let rise until spongy. Scald milk with margarine. Cool to lukewarm. Beat egg yolks. Add 3/4 cup sugar, and mix thoroughly. Add the … Continue reading Polish Doughnuts

Glazed Yeast Doughnuts

Glazed Yeast Doughnuts Recipe By:Sanah “Yeast doughnuts covered with glazed icing… even better than the store bought ones! Easy and fun to make.” Ingredients 3/4 cup scalded milk 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 (.25 ounce) envelope active dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (optional) 1/3 cup butter or margarine 2 eggs, beaten oil for deep frying 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 6 tablespoons milk Directions In a medium bowl, stir together the scalded milk, sugar, and salt. Set aside to cool until tepid. If using nutmeg, stir it … Continue reading Glazed Yeast Doughnuts

Buttermilk Doughnuts

Buttermilk Doughnuts Recipe By:krisyk “Cake-like buttermilk doughnuts are fried and topped with an optional vanilla sugar glaze. Decorate with nuts or candy sprinkles, if desired.” Ingredients 2 cups vegetable oil for frying Doughnuts: 2 cups buttermilk 1 cup white sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 5 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup melted butter Glaze: 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon margarine, softened (optional) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons milk, or as needed Directions Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large … Continue reading Buttermilk Doughnuts

Potato Donut Holes

Potato Donut Holes Recipe By:JAN NORGAARD “These delicious treats are best eaten when fresh and hot.” Ingredients 4 potatoes, peeled 1/3 cup margarine, melted 2 cups white sugar 3 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 quart vegetable oil for frying Directions Wash and peal potatoes. If using large potatoes cut them in half. Place potatoes in a medium sauce pan covered with water. Cook over medium heat until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain, cool, and mash. In a large mixing … Continue reading Potato Donut Holes

Malasadas

Malasadas Recipe By:IDAJ “Aloha! Here in Hawaii, malasadas are the ONLY donuts we have! They are sold at fundraisers and are very popular. There are many Portuguese descendants in the islands. Onolicious!” Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 6 eggs 6 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying 2 cups white sugar Directions Dissolve yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in 1/4 cup warm water; set … Continue reading Malasadas

Spudnuts

Spudnuts “This is an old family favorite, handed down for years, the outside of the doughnut is crisp and the inside is light and chewy. This does make a HUGE batch, first timers may want to half it. These are worth the effort.” Ingredients 4 boiling potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 cups milk 1 cup white sugar 1 cup shortening 1 teaspoon salt 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 6 eggs 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions In a … Continue reading Spudnuts

Hot Cinnamon Candy

1 st Recipe Hard Rock Candy “Spicy, cinnamon flavored hard candy. Wrap pieces of it in decorative bags for perfect stocking stuffers. You can vary the flavor by substituting lemon, orange, anise, or other oils. These flavored oils can be found in candy making supply stores and drugstores.” Ingredients 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 3 3/4 cups white sugar 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup 1 cup water 2 teaspoons cinnamon oil 1 teaspoon red food coloring Directions Roll the edges of two 16 inch square pieces of heavy duty aluminum foil. Sprinkle the foil very generously with confectioners’ sugar. In … Continue reading Hot Cinnamon Candy

Romanian Apple Cake

Romanian Apple Cake Recipe By:RAVRAM “This is a wonderfully simple, yet delicious cake! It is so moist and fresh, it will surely be a favorite with your family, just like it is with mine! The main length of the preparation time is cutting and peeling the apples. A mixture of apples works great, although I usually use Golden Delicious.” Ingredients 5 apples, peeled and cored 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup chopped walnuts Directions Preheat oven to … Continue reading Romanian Apple Cake

Gelato

Gelato Recipe By:OSTAFF1 “Basic Gelato Recipe…from my Italian mother-in-law. This recipe may be used as a base for your favorite flavors. Try adding vanilla, shaved chocolate or your favorite fruits. Experiment with desired flavors!” Ingredients 2 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar Directions In a medium saucepan, mix milk and cream. Warm until foam forms around the edges. Remove from heat. In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar until frothy. Gradually pour the warm milk into the egg yolks, whisking constantly. Return mixture to saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring with … Continue reading Gelato