Burlin Doughnuts

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: German Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 30 gm (1 oz) - compressed yeast
  • 1/4 cup - lukewarm water
  • 60 gm (2 oz) - butter
  • 1 cup - milk
  • 1/4 cup - sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3.25 cups - plain flour
  • 1 tsp - grated lemon rind
  • 1 egg white
  • raspberry jam
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1 tsp - salt

How to Make Burlin Doughnuts

  • Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water.
  • Put butter and milk in saucepan, stir over heat until butter has melted, cool to lukewarm.
  • Beat together yeast mixture, buttermilk mixture, sugar, eggs and salt.
  • Add sifted flour and lemon rind, beat well.
  • Cover, let rise in warm place, until doubled in bulk (approximately 40 minutes).
  • Turn on to floured board, knead lightly.
  • Roll dough out to approximately 1 cm floured cutter.
  • Brush half of rounds with lightly beaten egg white, put 1 teaspoon of raspberry jam in center of other rounds.
  • Top jam rounds with remaining rounds, pinching edges together firmly.
  • Cover; let rise in warm place until almost double.
  • Deep-fry a few at a time in hot oil until golden brown, turning once.
  • Drain on absorbent paper; dust with sifted icing sugar.