Thursday, February 10, 2011
DONUTS MADE IN THE OVEN LOW FAT!!!
CREAM CHEESE DONUTS from the oven LOW FAT
Makes 16...........Can double easy for 32..........2 hours to eat
1 1/8 teaspoon dry yeast
4 ½ teaspoon sugar
1/8 cup lukewarm water
1 ¾ cups unbleached all-purpose flour(or whole wheat pastry flour)
½ cup lukewarm skim milk
½ large egg(crack egg, whip, divide ½)
½ egg yolk
Pinch of salt
1 ½ tablespoon unsalted butter cubed room temp
4 oz cream cheese room temp
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ - 1 teaspoon skim milk
For DONUTS dissolve yeast, sugar and water and let set in food processor 5 minutes. Add flour, milk, egg and yolk, salt and butter to processor and blend until dough is sticky yet elastic.
Put dough in a greased bowl and put in warm place covered (I use microwave) for 1 hour. Can refridge for next day and warm to room temp.
Put dough on floured surface(I used pillow case for baking only) roll out to ½ inch and cut with cookie cutter 1 ¾”-2” circles. Now roll into balls and put on greased cookie sheet 1 ½ inches apart. Cover and let rise in warm place again 30 minutes or more. Bake 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Cool
For FILLING mix all with a fork until smooth. Inject about 1 teaspoon filling in each donut with round tip injector.
Can top with GANACHE
Use equal parts dark chocolate bar diced and equal whip cream
Heat heavy whip cream to boil point
Pour hot whip cream over chocolate and stir
Dip donut tops in chocolate
Sit down and try not to eat ALL of them…