Dairy free doughnuts! I was so excited to make these! Can you tell?! I haven’t had a doughnut in over 5 years – This is something I have not found anywhere dairy free, so imagine how pleased I was when I successfully made them. I always thought they would be extremely difficult to make, very time consuming and fiddly, so I did not bother to look up a recipe.
I then stumbled across a recipe for doughnuts in Jamie Magazine and saw that doughnuts did not seem quite as hard as I thought. Sort of like bread with a few extra ingredients, and then fried. So I took the plunge… and it worked! A sweet soft chewy mouthful with a pop of sweet jam in the middle… ideal. The only thing was that my doughnuts were not quite as pretty as those in the picture of the recipe. I’m sure that will come with practice, and, lets face it, thats hardly the most important thing when it comes to doughnuts!
I would say these doughnuts are best eaten fresh on the day you make them. If you decide to keep any for the next day, stop after deep fat frying them, and only coat in sugar and fill with jam just before eating. Microwave on high for 15 seconds to heat them up again. Continue reading