Oven Donuts

Recipe by K1968
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12 Donuts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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