4. Place the dough into a greased bowl, and cover. Set in a warm place to rise untildouble. Dough is ready if you touch it, and the indention remains.5. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface, and gently roll out to 1cm thickness. Cutwith a doughnut cutter or a round biscuit cutter.6. Let doughnuts sit out to rise again until they double in size, cover loosely with a cloth.7. Melt remaining butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in icing sugar and vanillauntil smooth. Remove from heat, and stir in hot water one tablespoon at a time until theicing is thin, but not watery. Set aside.8. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or a deep heavy pan to 175 C. Slide doughnuts into the hot oilusing a wide spatula. Turn doughnuts over as they rise to the surface.9. Fry doughnuts on each side until golden brown.10. Remove from hot oil and drain on a wire rack.11. Dip doughnuts into the glaze while still hot, and set onto wire racks to drain off excess.
Delicious Homemade Donuts
IngredientsDonuts1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast1/2 cup lukewarm 2% low-fat milk 1 tablespoon sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt1 large egg, beaten1 tablespoon butter, melted and cooledvegetable oil, for fryingFillings and Toppingsfruit preserves (or pudding, cream filling, etc)cinnamon sugar confectioners' sugar chocolate icingDirections1 In a small bowl mix the yeast with the milk and sugar. Let sit until foamy, about 10minutes. In a mixing bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, combine flour andsalt. When yeast is ready, add that to the mixing bowl.2 Add the egg and butter. Begin to mix the ingredients into a soft, but not sticky, dough.(Add a little extra milk or extra flour, 1 tablespoon at a time as needed). Knead doughuntil smooth and elastic. Transfer the dough to a lightly oiled bowl, cover, and let riseuntil doubled in size, about 2 hours.