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Video Recipe: Make your own Hanukah donuts

Why not make Hanukah special this year with this great recipe for homemade sufganiyot? Check the film to see how it’s done. The recipe and ingredients are below, and remember – you don’t have to restrict yourself to jam, you can go wild. Ingredients: 560g flour, 1 Tbls yeast, 2 tsp salt, 70g sugar, 50g butter, 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla, 1 cup milk Directions: 1. Mix flour, yeast, salt, and sugar 2. Work soft butter chunks into the flour mixture with your fingers. 3. Add eggs and vanilla, mix 4. Add most of the milk, but not all, and mix into a workable dough. 5. Turn out onto your work surface and knead until smooth and elastic. 6. Form a ball, place in the bowl, and cover it with plastic wrap. Let rise for 1 ½-2 hours.

1. Flour the surface, and roll out the dough to 1 cm thick.
2. Cut circles with a cookie cutter.
3. Set on a tray to rise for 20 minutes.
4. Heat oil on a low flame until it reaches 330-335 degrees F
5. Fry in batches for 2-2.5 minutes on each side.
6. Take out of oil and let it cool in a large bowl lined with paper towels.
7. Fill with jam, and garnish with powdered sugar. Or, if you prefer, you can fill your donuts with other ingredients –  cream, chocolate, you name it!

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