Gina's Doughnut Drops
Stephanie says she doubles the glaze and glazes all the drops because she prefers glazed doughnuts also because the doughnuts aren't very sweet, the glaze sweetens them a bit.
Gina called them doughnut drops.
·10 oz whole milk ricotta
·1 1/2 c all purpose flour
·1 t. baking soda
·1/4 c granulated sugar
·1 tablespoon vanilla extract
·1/4 t. lemon rind
·oil, for frying
·1 cup confectioners sugar
·3 tablespoons milk
·2 teaspoon vanilla extract
How to Make Gina's Doughnut Drops
- Preheat about 6 c oil in a large pan ,heat oil to 325 degrees over medium to medium-high heat.
Set a wire rack and place a brown paper bag underneath it.
In a mixing bowl, whisk ricotta, vanilla, sugar eggs and lemon rind until well combined.
Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well until well combined.
Scoop out some dough using a small( 1-inch) cookie scoop.Drop into heated oil about 5-6 drops,fry
drops in batches for 5-7 minutes, until deep golden brown.
Take out the cooked drops and place on wire rack. After draining and cooling a few minutes, dust half of them with powder sugar. Dip the remaining drops in glaze to cover.
- For the glaze, combine all ingredients until combined.Add more sugar if glaze is too thin or thin with milk.