Recipe courtesy of Aaron Bashy

Jelly Donuts

  • Total: 9 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 8 hr 20 min
  • Cook: 1 hr
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons yeast, dry active

4 tablespoons granulated sugar

3/4 cup whole milk, warm

2 cups flour

2 large eggs, yolks only

Pinch salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 1/2 tablespoons softened butter

2 cups plum preserves

Oil, for frying

Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast and 2 tablespoons of sugar in milk, and let sit for 10 minutes. Sift flour, place on a board, and make a well. Add the yeast, yolks, salt, remaining sugar, and cinnamon. Kneed well until elastic. Cover and let rise over night. Next day roll dough into 1/8 inches. Cut out with a glass into round about 2 inches in diameter. Cover and let rise 15 minutes or more. With your hand, form a pouch and fill with 1/2 teaspoon of preserves and seal completely. Heat oil to 375 degrees and fry until golden brown. Roll in granulated sugar before serving.

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