Cinnamon Spanish Donuts
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 10
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • 1/4 cup Butter or margarine,
  • Cut into small pieces
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/4 cup All purpose flour, sifted
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Veggie oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine butter with 1/2 cup water. Stir over low
  2. heat until butter is melted. Bring just to boiling; add salt, and
  3. remove from heat.
  4. Add flour all a once; beat very hard with a wooden spoon. over low
  5. heat, beat until very smooth-about 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat; let cool slightly. Beat in eggs, one at a time,
  7. beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Continue beating until
  8. mixture has a satinlike sheen.
  9. Meanwhile, in a deep skillet or deep fryer, slowly heat veggie oil (at
  10. least 1-1/2 inch) to 380*F on deep fry thermometer.
  11. Press the doughnut mixture through a large pastry bag with a large,
  12. fluted tip, 1/2 inch wide. With wet scissors, cut batter into 2 inch
  13. lengths as it drops into hot oil.
  14. Deep fry, a few at a time, 2 minutes on each side, or until
  15. golden-brown. You may need to use a spoon to turn them for even frying. Lift out with slotted spoon; drain well on paper towels.
  16. Meanwhile combine cinnamon and sugar in a medium bowl.
  17. Toss drained doughnuts in sugar mixture to coat well. Serve warm.
I love these... so unique and delicious on a sunday morning. However, I haven't made these once, without burning myself!!!! LOL