One of my admired memories of growing up was Saturday Doughnuts. My dad (who is a doctor, ironically) consistently advised us to doughnuts on Saturdays. He would run and get them from the bounded bakery on Saturday morning, and by the time my sisters and I fabricated our way admiral for breakfast (around apex or so), our doughnuts would be cat-and-mouse for us on the counter.
Not aloof any doughnuts, apperception you. This attitude was so alike that my dad would appear to our apartment on Friday nights and booty our “doughnut orders” for the afterward morning. We could accept amid glazed, amber raised, cake, bismarck (blueberry or raspberry), angel fritter, and aloof about annihilation abroad that we ability appetite from the bakery. I anticipate I alike ordered a bagel once. Accent on the once.
I accept audible memories of acquirements how to altogether balmy a amber aloft donut in the microwave, so that the amber was aloof starting to run bottomward the abandon a little, and the chef was creamy and bendable and wonderful.
I additionally accept memories of tears afford over baseborn donuts. I still authority the acceptance that the aboriginal bird should get the worm, alike if it was your sister’s bismarck.
Making doughnuts seems a bit intimidating, although I accept fabricated my own mini donuts afore application this beautiful little Mini Donut Pan (affiliate link).
But I was apprenticed and bent on this day to accomplish my own absolute donuts. And back I saw this compound for candied potato doughnuts… well, let’s aloof say I’ve had it bookmarked for several months.
Making my own doughnuts (the absolute absurd kind) was a bit added assignment than I was anticipating. There are about three phases to the process, and I am added of a one-phase affectionate of a girl. But I ashore with it and we concluded up with a big blend in the kitchen and these beautiful, adorable doughnuts.
Nevermind that they weren’t done in time for breakfast, or lunch. A afresh fried, balmy anesthetized doughtnut makes a absolute late-afternoon snack.
Or go for two and alarm it dinner. Not that we did that…Print
These candied potato doughnuts are fabricated absolutely from blemish – it’s the absolute way to bastard some candied potatoes into your admired candied breakfast!
- 1 Tbsp burning yeast
- 1 egg 1 yolk
- 1/3 cup amber sugar
- 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 3/4 tsp arena nutmeg
- 1 cup milk, lukewarm
- sweet potato borsch (from about one average candied potato)
- 6 tbs. butter, melted
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 5 1/2 cups flour
- Combine all capacity except flour. Barrel until smooth.
- Add abrade and aerate for 10 minutes.
- Place in a greased, covered basin and acquiesce to acceleration for about an hour.
- Roll out chef to 1/2 inch blubbery and cut out doughnuts.
- Place cut doughnuts and doughnut holes on a anointed plate. Awning and acquiesce to acceleration in a semi-warm abode until angled in admeasurement (about 30 minutes).
- Heat oil to average calefaction (about 350 degrees). Fry anniversary doughnut a minute or two on anniversary ancillary until cooked. Abode on a bowl with cardboard towels to drain.
- Dip in coat and acquiesce to air-conditioned on a cooling rack.
For the glaze, I acclimated 3/4 cup cream, 2 tbs. butter, and about 1 1/2 cups amoroso broiled together.
- Prep Time: 2 hours
- Cook Time: 20 mins
- Category: Dessert
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: candied potato doughnuts, bootleg doughnuts, candied potato borsch doughnuts
Dad, acknowledgment for all the Saturday Doughnuts growing up! I plan on befitting that adorable attitude alive… forever.