I have had this blog for 10 years!! Sometimes I stumble across my old recipes and get excited because I had totally forgotten about them! So I am going to start going through my old recipes posts and bring them back to life to re-share with you!
I look at the old pictures and think they are hideous. So I will be trying to rework the images and possibly even remaking the recipe just to get a better picture. (I can’t even tell you how I took this picture in 2011! I Didn’t have an iPhone!)
I really love my bread machine and use it to do the hard work for any yeast based things I make from calzones to desserts. So quickly look at the image and then skip to the yummy recipe!
Bread Machine Doughnuts
- 3/4 cup milk
- 2 large eggs
- 4 tablespoons melted butter
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons yeast
- vegetable oil ( for frying)
- Place ingredients in bread machine according to manufacturer and set to dough setting. My bread machine likes to have the liquids first and the yeast last.
- After the cycle is complete (about 90 minutes), remove dough, punch down and let rest for about 10 minutes.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/2-inch thick. (It may look thin but thin is better.)
- Cut with floured doughnut cutter or a cup. I used a medicine cup for the inside hole.
- Place on a lightly greased baking sheet and let rise about 1 hour. They should double in size.
- Fry in preheated 375 oil – I used a frying pan and fried 2 at a time. Fry on each side for about 1 minute or until brown.
- Drain on paper towel.
- Glaze or dust with powdered sugar
Makes about 24 doughnuts
Now just before you start to heat the oil (because it takes about 5 minutes to get the oil very hot) start making the chocolate glaze.
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup semi sweet chips
- 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
- Combine butter, milk, corn syrup, and vanilla in medium saucepan and heat over medium heat until butter is melted.
- Decrease the heat to low, add the chocolate chips, and whisk until melted.
- Turn off heat, add the powdered sugar and whisk until smooth.
- Place the mixture over a bowl of warm water and dip the doughnuts after you let them drain a little on a paper towel. I also put them on a paper towel after I coated them in chocolate. (I put the pot of chocolate frosting in a pot with some boiling water so It was easier to coat the doughnuts.)
They were very delicious when we first made them. The next day they were a little heavy. I have to figure out a way to store them so they don’t feel so “heavy”.