Fried Doughboys With Honey Butter

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins




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