Jersey Wonders (Des Mervelles), Aka Doughnuts / Donuts

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READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
YIELD: 40 Wonders
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sieve flour and sugar and rub in butter, chopped into small pieces. Add whisked eggs to make a light dough.
  • With floured hands make the dough into golf ball sized shapes. Place these on a lightly floured tray and cover with a damp cloth for two hours.
  • Then roll out each of the balls into oblongs two inches x four inches.
  • With a sharp knife slit the centre of each oblong and twist the top end (of the oblong) through the slit.
  • Drop four to six Wonders at a time into a large pan of hot oil, cook for 2 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Drain on kitchen paper.
  • Preparation time includes 2 hours resting.
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