FOR YOU LILLIAN, CHINESE DOUGHNUTS
Jo Anne Sugimoto
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- 2 c
- 1/2 tsp
- 2 1/2 tsp
- baking powder
- 1/3 c
- butter-flavored shortening or butter
- 3/4 c
- oil for frying
- sugar for coating
1Mix flour, salt, and baking powder in a mediun sized mixing bowl.
2Crumble and incorporate the shortening or butter into the flour mixture until there are no large clumps remaining.
3Add the milk and stir just until the dough forms into a ball
4Knead 8 to 12 times. Do not over knead.
5Heat an inch or two of oil over medium to medium-high heat.
6Take a 1/4 cup of dough and roll it into a ball. Gently flatten to resemble a biscuit shape.
7Fry in oil until both sides are very lightly browned, about 2 minutes per side.
8Roll the doughnut around on a plate of sugar.