Recipe by K1968
I'm not keen on frying things so this recipe is great and really hard to tell they were not fried.....give it ago you won't be disappointed!
Top Review by anniesnomsblog
I've never made oven donuts like this before! They turned out great, but I would add a little more cinnamon for my personal tastes. Having a doughnut cutter made making these a cinch as well; really fab way to enjoy doughnuts without the guilt of all that frying!
- 1 cup reduced-fat milk
- 50 g unsalted butter, melted
- 1 1⁄2 cups plain flour
- 1 cup plain whole meal flour
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons instant dried yeast
- 3⁄4 cup caster sugar
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Directions See How It's Made
- Place milk in a heatproof, microwave-safe jug. Microwave on medium-high (75%) for 30 to 40 seconds or until heated through (do not allow to boil). Stir in 1 tablespoon butter.
- Sift flour into a bowl. Stir in yeast, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
- Make a well in the centre.
- Add milk mixture.
- Mix to form a soft dough.
- Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead for 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
- Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl. Cover with plastic wrap. Set aside in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
- Line a baking tray with baking paper.
- Using your fist, punch dough down. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead until smooth.
- Press dough out until 2.5cm thick. Using a 6.5cm cutter, cut 12 rounds from dough. Using a 2.5cm cutter, cut circles from the centre of each round. Place doughnuts, 5cm apart, on prepared tray. Cover with lightly greased plastic wrap. Set aside in a warm place for 30 minutes or until doubled in size.
- Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200°C/ 180°C fan-forced. Cook doughnuts for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
- Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.
- Brush doughnuts with remaining butter.
- Dip in sugar mixture, shaking off excess.
- Place on plates. Serve.