This dough is really a thick cake batter. It is easiest to drop the balls into the hot oil using a mini ice-cream scoop.
- Portion size 50 servings
MethodIn bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. In small bowl, whisk 10% and whipping creams and vanilla. Set aside.
In large bowl, beat eggs with sugar until pale; gradually beat in cream mixture. Stir in flour mixture to make soft sticky dough. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Spray mini (1 tbsp/15 mL) ice-cream scoop or 1 tbsp (15 mL) measure with nonstick spray or grease. In deep fryer, wok or deep saucepan, heat 2 inches (5 cm) oil until deep-fryer thermometer reads 350°F (180°C). Drop batter by 1 tbsp (15 mL) into oil, 6 at a time; deep-fry, turning once, until golden and puffed, 3 to 4 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels to drain. Transfer to rack; let cool.
Topping: Toss doughnuts in sugar to coat. Makes about 50 pieces.
Nutritional facts Per serving: about
- Sodium 58 mg
- Protein 1 g
- Calories 90.0
- Total fat 4 g
- Cholesterol 15 mg
- Saturated fat 1 g
- Total carbohydrate 12 g
- Iron 3.0
- Folate 8.0
- Calcium 1.0
- Vitamin A 1.0