Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
16th - 22nd
October 2017

Isle of Wight Doughnuts

Party Food
Cooking time: 
5-10 minutes
Preparation time: 
1-2 hours
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons dried yeast
  • Lard
  • Raspberry jam/jelly
  • 4 cups plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon caster/superfine sugar
  • 1 1/2 warm milk
  • Mix the flour and sugar and divide into two basins.
  • Rub butter into one, yeast and milk into the other.
  • Let batter mixture rise for 1/2 hour, then mix both together and beat in the egg.
  • Let the batter stand for 1 hour to rise.
  • Knead and make into 24 round balls.
  • Make a hole and put a little jam in the centre of each.
  • Close up securely.
  • Leave to stand for a while on a floured tin to prove.
  • Drop into a deep bath of boiling fat and fry until golden brown.
  • When cool roll in caster sugar.
  • Mind the hot jam!