donuts!!!!

donutsWhile on a quest to make donuts…. I stumbled upon a recipe online that I modified just a bit, It’s a must try! I hope that you find joy in donuts again using this recipe. They’re donuts are fantastic, they’re crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. It’s very versatile and for a donut, quite simple. This is a buttermilk donut recipe.

Here is the link to the original recipe:

http://www.food.com/recipe/amazing-gluten-free-buttermilk-donuts-doughnuts-201483

2 eggs beaten

2 C buttermilk

1/4 C melted butter

6C flour mix* (I’ve modified the original recipe see note below)

1C sugar

1TSP nutmeg

1TSP cinnamon

1/4 TSP cloves

1/8 TSP ginger

2 1/2 TSP baking soda

1 1/2 TSP baking powder

2 TSP salt

3 TSP xanthan gum

** Flour mix**

3 C Brown Rice Flour

2 C Whtie Rice Flour

3C Potato Starch (changing from the original recipe, potato starch really helps with the consistency of the donuts)

1 1/2C Tapioca Starch

Directions:

Beat eggs, buttermilk and melted butter

Combine all dry ingredients sift together to get out any lumps

Fold wet and dry together then mix with hands to form into a big ball.

Set aside with plastic wrap in a dark warm place and let rise 45 minutes

Heat 3 inches of canola oil to 365 (F) This is the perfect temperature for frying donuts.

Roll out dough and cut with biscuit cutter or a glass punch out holes in the middle with a shot glass

Drop donuts into hot oil cook until golden brown (approximately two minutes)

Remove from oil and place on a paper towel to drain

Dust with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar, whatever you like.

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