Grandma’s Recipe: Donut Delight Without Breaking the Bank

Indulging in delicious donuts doesn’t have to mean emptying your pockets. Thanks to my resourceful 60-year-old grandmother, I’ve learned a recipe that not only satisfies my sweet tooth but also saves me a trip to the bakery. Let me share with you her secret recipe for quick, easy, and incredibly tasty donuts that will have you hooked from the first bite.

1. Introduction

Are you tired of spending a fortune on store-bought donuts? Say goodbye to that expense because I’ve got a recipe from my wise 60-year-old grandmother that will change your donut game forever. Get ready for a mouthwatering experience without the hefty price tag!

2. Ingredients

To start off, gather these simple ingredients:

  • 1 glass of warm water (200 ml)
  • 1 glass of warm milk (200 ml)
  • 1 tea glass of oil (100 ml)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 packet of instant yeast (10 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar (40 grams)
  • 6 cups flour (740 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon of salt (8 grams)

For the filling:

  • 125 grams of melted butter
  • 150 grams of white cheese

For brushing on top:

  • 2 egg yolks

3. Making the Dough

Let’s dive into the dough-making process:

Step 1: Mixing Liquids Start by combining warm water and warm milk in a kneading bowl. Add the oil and separate the egg whites, pouring them into the mixture.

Step 2: Adding Dry Ingredients Next, add the instant yeast and sugar to the liquid mixture. Stir until the sugar and yeast dissolve completely.

Step 3: Incorporating Flour Gradually add the flour to the mixture while stirring continuously. Don’t forget to add a pinch of salt for flavor.

Step 4: Kneading Once all the ingredients are combined, knead the dough until it’s soft and doesn’t stick to your hands. Cover it and let it ferment until it doubles in size.

4. Filling

Now, let’s prepare the delicious filling:

Step 1: Melted Butter Melt the butter until it’s smooth and creamy.

Step 2: Adding Cheese Sprinkle the white cheese generously over the rolled-out dough.

5. Assembling

It’s time to put everything together:

Step 1: Rolling Out the Dough Roll out the dough and spread the melted butter evenly over it.

Step 2: Filling Add the cheese filling on top of the butter.

6. Baking

Let’s bake these beauties:

Step 1: Preparing for Baking Brush the assembled donuts with egg yolks for a golden finish.

Step 2: Baking Pop them into a preheated oven at 190 degrees Celsius and bake until they turn golden brown.

7. Serving

Once they’re out of the oven, let them cool for a bit, and then serve these delectable donuts warm with a cup of coffee or tea.

8. Conclusion

With this easy-to-follow recipe, you can enjoy homemade donuts that are not only delicious but also cost-effective. Say goodbye to store-bought treats and hello to your new favorite homemade delight!

9. FAQs

Q1. Can I use whole eggs instead of just egg whites? Yes, you can use whole eggs if you prefer a richer dough texture.

Q2. Can I substitute the white cheese with another type of cheese? Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different cheese varieties to suit your taste preferences.

Q3. Can I freeze the dough for later use? Yes, you can freeze the dough after it has risen. Just make sure to thaw it completely before shaping and baking.

Q4. How long do these donuts stay fresh? These donuts are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2-3 days.

Q5. Can I make these donuts without an oven? While baking yields the best results, you can try frying the assembled donuts in hot oil until golden brown for a different texture.

Now that you have the inside scoop on this amazing recipe, why not give it a try? Your taste buds will thank you later!

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