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Crullers (Twisted Doughnuts)

Russ Myers


Nothing taste quite as good as a fresh warm cruller style doughnut

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2 Min
Deep Fry


1/4C Butter (or margarine)
2/3C Scalded milk
2/3C Warm water (105 – 115 F)
2 pkgs Active dry yeast
3/4C Sugar
5C Sifted flour (about)
2 Eggs (lightly beaten)
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Cardamom
1/2tsp Cinnamon
1/2tsp Mace
Shortening (or cooking oil) for deep fat frying
1/2C Superfine sugar mixed with 1 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Make Crullers (Twisted Doughnuts)


  • 1Melt butter in milk and cool to lukewarm. Place water in a warm large mixing bowl; sprinkle in yeast, and stir until dissolved; add milk mixture and sugar.By hand, beat 2 1/2 cups of flour in until smooth; mix in eggs, salt, and spices. Mix in remaining flour, adding a little extra if needed, to form a soft but manageable dough. Knead lightly 1 minute on a floured pastry cloth; shape into a ball, place in a greased large bowl, cover, and let rise in a warm, draft free place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. Punch dough down, roll 1/2” thick on pastry cloth, using a floured stockinette covered rolling pin. Cut into strips 8” long and 1/2” to 3/4” wide.Meanwhile, begin heating fat in deep fat fryer.Cover with cloth and let rise in a warm spot about 25 minutes then twist strips several times and pinch ends. Fry at once. Drain on paper toweling.(Note: Never fry more than 4 crullers at a time and keep fat as near 375 F as possible, if too hot, crullers will brown before they cook inside.)While crullers are hot, roll in topping.

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About Crullers (Twisted Doughnuts)

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom