Fried Doughboys With Honey Butter

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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Karen From Colorado

These doughboys are pan fried rather then deepfried and are much like pancakes. In Italy they are served for holiday breakfasts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend the 1/2 butter and 1/2 cup honey (and cinnamon if desired) together until fluffy Sprinkle yeast over the warm water in a small bowl.
  2. Stir in 1 T. honey and let stand 5 to 10 minutes until mixture bubbles up.
  3. Combine whole wheat flour, white flour and pepper, stirring to blend together.
  4. Pour in yeast mixture and the 2 T. melted butter.
  5. Mix until a dough forms.
  6. Turn dough out onto a floured surface.
  7. Knead for 10 minutes, until dough is firm, elastic and no longer sticky.
  8. If necessary you can add 2 or 3 more tablespoons of flour.
  9. Place 1 T. oil in a large bowl.
  10. Add dough, turning to coat dough and bowl with the oil.
  11. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm area until doubled.
  12. (1 1/2 to 2 hours) Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
  13. Form into a cylinder 2 inches in diameter.
  14. Cut off pieces 1 inch thick.
  15. Press each slice with palm to flatten.
  16. Let rest 10 minutes.
  17. Roll slices out with a rolling pin until they are ovals about 6x3 inches.
  18. Lay ovals on waxed paper and let rise about 30 minutes until doubled.
  19. Cover the bottom of a skillet with a thin coat of oil.
  20. Heat oil.
  21. Fry doughboys over med heat until golden brown on both sides.
  22. Don't rush them, they will get there.
  23. Add more oil as needed.
  24. Serve doughboys warm with honey butter.

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