Bugnes or French doughnuts | How to make Bugnes or French doughnuts

By BetterButter Editorial  |  31st Dec 2015  |  
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  • Bugnes or French doughnuts, How to make Bugnes or French doughnuts
Bugnes or French doughnutsby BetterButter Editorial
  • Prep Time

    2

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    35

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

30

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About Bugnes or French doughnuts Recipe

These doughnut-like pastry sprinkled with icing sugar are amazing little bites

Bugnes or French doughnuts

Ingredients to make Bugnes or French doughnuts

  • 1 1/2 tsp dried active yeast
  • 500 grams flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 60 grams granulated sugar
  • zest of two lemons
  • 80 grams butter, melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • oil for frying
  • Icing sugar for dusting

How to make Bugnes or French doughnuts

  1. Combine yeast and water together. Keep aside until frothy almost 15 minutes.
  2. In a bowl add flour, eggs, butter, lemon zest, sugar and salt . Add yeast to it and stir with a spoon until the mix is wet. Start kneading with the hand until the dough is smooth about 5 minutes.
  3. Oil a bowl and empty out the dough. Cover and let it rise in a warm place for 2 hours.
  4. Roll out the dough on a floured surface . Cut the dough into shapes that you'd like.
  5. Heat oil and fry the bugnes on medium heat until golden brown. Drain. And dust with icing sugar and serve.

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