This delicious ring shaped fried doughnut isn't easy to resist. There are numerous variations of doughnuts from so many regions of the world. Doughnuts and their toppings come in so many different flavors from chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and others which are too many to mention. You can top or dip doughnuts with nuts, sugar, frosting or anything that will satisfy your sweet tooth. Doughnuts can be a perfect pair with a hot cup of coffee or tea or a tall cold glass of milk plus people eat anytime of the day they get the craving.
Some would prefer buying doughnuts in bakeries thinking itís a hassle to prepare it themselves. But it actually depends on what kind of doughnut you want, so you may want to start with an easy doughnut recipe. Also, it depends on your determination to make your homemade doughnuts. Old Fashioned Sour Cream Doughnuts is a must try recipe. This rich and moist cake doughnut is topped with a sweet glaze of nutmeg and sour cream, providing the perfect finishing touch to a scrumptious classic. It may even beat your favorite doughnut store! All the little cracks in these doughnuts with the glossy glaze all over it, is eye catching. It gives a crunchy texture in every bite and the glazed cake melts in your mouth. One more thing, this is a yeast free doughnut. Your first step is to mix the dough ingredients and chill it for an hour. On a floured surface you can then start to shape it using a doughnut cutter. Use a deep fry thermometer to get the right temperature of 352F and start frying each side of the dough at about 2 minutes. Take care not to overcrowd the pot because it will lower the temperature and it may cause food to stick. Donít burn them, so pay attention when frying. Drain them and immerse each doughnut into the glaze. The glaze will set for about 10 minutes and itís ready to be devoured.
The complete step by step recipe can be found on Handle The Heat website.