Sugared Doughnut Holes

These doughnuts require little skill or equipment, but taste as good as store-bought.

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May 7 2017, 2:00pm

Total: 30 minutes

Ingredients

3 cups bread flour
1 cup sugar
4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoons salt
1 cup whole milk
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
canola oil, for frying

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, 1/4 cup|58 grams sugar, the baking powder, and salt. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine the milk, butter, vanilla, and egg. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until a sticky dough forms.

2. Heat 4-inches oil in a 6-qt. saucepan until a deep-fry thermometer reads 350°F|175°C. Working in batches, roll about 1/2 oz.|10 grams batter into a loose, sticky ball; carefully slide into oil and fry, turning often, until puffed and golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer doughnut holes to a baking sheet with a wire rack. Repeat with remaining dough. Let doughnuts cool completely before tossing in remaining sugar to coat.

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