Home baked doughnuts
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Home baked doughnuts

Traditionally, doughnuts are deep fried, but there's no harm in baking them, right? As I am a firm believer of "tradition says be different". I came across a baked doughnuts recipe on the internet, made some changes & baked them at home. Some people use buttermilk instead of milk. Feel free to substitute milk from my recipe with buttermilk. My 3½ y.o son and K are big fans of eating the doughnuts (also spelled as donuts). Since these are baked one's, these taste similar to a cake. A perfect snack for kiddos lunch box.

Soni Khadilkar

Ingredients

4-serving
  1. 1 Cup Wheat Flour
  2. 3 Tablespoons Sugar
  3. 1/2 Cup Milk
  4. 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  5. 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  6. 1 Egg
  7. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  8. 2 Teaspoons Vegetable Oil
  9. 1 Cup choco chips

Method

12 mins
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    Preheat the oven to 200°C.

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    Sieve the wheat flour & mix the dry ingredients (wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt) in a bowl.

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    In a separate bowl beat egg until fluffy, add the vanilla essence, oil & the milk beat again for a minute.

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    Add the dry ingredients to this egg mixture, fold well until it becomes into a smooth batter.

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    Spoon this batter into doughnut pan. Fill only ½ of the doughnut pan with the batter, because the doughnuts will rise after they get baked.

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    Bake in the oven for 12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted come out clean.

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    How to make the chocolate coating? Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Dunk the doughnuts into the melted chocolate to evenly coat the chocolate over the doughnut by making a swirl.

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    Over the chocolate add sprinklers of your choice. Keep on a wire rack to cool and the chocolate to harden. Yeilds: 12 doughnuts

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    Double boiler method 1>Add water to a pot and over it keep another pot with choco chips in it. 2>See to it that the water from the lower pot doesn't touch the pot placed above it.

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    3>When the water becomes hot (don't bring it to a boil), the choco chips will start melting, stir it with a spoon to evenly melt all the choco chips. 4>Switch off the flame, use the same process to melt more chocolate if required.

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