Janet's Jonuts, Maple Short Johns
The frosting I created on my own using maple syrup, you will love these!
It does take some time to do but loads of fun and very rewarding knowing you made them.
Like I say "Rise and Shine"
1/4 cwarm water (to the touch, not hot)
1 pkgrapid rise yeast (see photo below)
1/2 tspwhite sugar
2+ Tbspplus 2 teaspoons shortening (one half of one third cup)
1/8 cwhite sugar
2 call purpose flour
4 ccrisco oil
1/2 creal butter (one stick)
4 Tbspmaple syrup
1 cpowdered sugar
How to Make Janet's Jonuts, Maple Short Johns
- Beat in the yeast mixture, egg, and 1/2 cup of flour on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in remaining 1 1/2 cups flour to make a soft dough.
Continue beating the dough on low speed until dough leaves the sides of the bowl, 2 to 3 minutes.
- Turn the dough out onto a well-floured work surface and knead until smooth and elastic, 2 or 3 more minutes.
Form the dough into a ball and place into a large greased bowl.flip your dough as to lightly have a greased ball. Cover the bowl with saran wrap.
Set the bowl into a warm place; let the dough rise until doubled in size.
- In a medium sauce pan, add your oil.
On medium heat using a candy thermometer, reach 300 degrees.
Or: Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 350 degrees.