27 Feb '14, 1pm

I'm tempted to make Vienna doughnuts today because it is #DonutDay today in #Poland

I'm tempted to make Vienna doughnuts today because it is #DonutDay today in #Poland

160 g vegetable shortening (I used Kasia) 2 cups plain flour 2 cups of boiling water 2½ tsp baking powder ½ cup potato flour 2 pinches of salt 1 tbs of golden caster sugar 8 whole eggs 1½ l oil for frying (I used rapeseed oil) for topping icing sugar to sprinkle or icing sugar and lemon or orange juice (only enough to dissolve the sugar) to make icing EQUIPMENT wooden spoon medium pot (to cook the dough) mixing bowl large / wide pot (for frying) piping bag without or with large nozzle small square pieces of baking paper pastry brush if using icing hand mixer or potato masher tongs paper kitchen towels METHOD Heat water in a medium pot together with vegetable shortening, until all melted. In meantime combine flours, sugar, baking powder and salt. Quickly stir flours into the pot with water, heat and mix with wooden spoon to create springy ball of dough. Remove from fire, tr...

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