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Monday, April 4, 2011

mangia mondays 4: apple doughnuts with maple glaze & bacon

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apple doughnuts with maple glaze & bacon

vegetable oil, for frying
3 3/4 C all-purpose flour
1 1/4 C sugar
1 Tbs baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground allspice
1 tsp salt
2 large eggs + 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
1/3 C sour cream
3/4 C plain applesauce
3 Tbs unsalted butter, melted
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1. preheat oil in a large dutch oven to 375 f.

2. in a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice & salt.

3. in another large bowl, whisk together eggs + yolk, sour cream, applesauce, melted butter & vanilla extract until smooth. add the wet ingredients to the dry & thoroughly mix together using a wooden spoon. the dough will be very sticky.

4. dust your work surface & hands with flour. using your hands, pat out dough to 1/2" thickness. dip a 3" round cutter in flour & cut out doughnuts. cut out center of doughnuts with a 3/4" cutter. gather scrap & re-roll. continue cutting out doughnuts.

5. fry doughnuts in hot oil until golden brown & crisp, approximately 1 minute per side. drain on a wire rack over baking sheet to cool.

6. once cool, dip tops of doughnuts into the maple glaze {recipe follows} & top with bacon crumbles.

maple glaze

1/4 C maple syrup
1 1/2 C powdered sugar
milk

1. in a large bowl, whisk together syrup & powdered sugar until smooth.

2. add enough milk to thin the glaze to the consistency you like!
{just know, if you make it too thin, it'll slide right off the doughnut! you can always thicken it by adding more powdered sugar.}

you should know,
this recipe makes
A LOT
of doughnuts...
i recommend cutting it in half - i did!
i used a smaller round cutter
& half the recipe made 22 doughnuts.
it also only took 5 slices of bacon to top all of them.

these are really good -
the hubs said that they're definitely keepers!
... & you know me,
i love anything with bacon!

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24 comments:

  1. Hey Kristin, thanks for stopping by my blog and taking the time to leave a comment ... I've just linked up with my Chickpea Salad ... and I'm u'r newest follower!!!

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  2. Hello.Found your site while browsing.. I just linked mine, Bacahlau con Olive Oil and Tomato.. Marelie www.cookiedropletsetcbymarelie.com

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  3. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and the invite. I look forward to being your newest follower!

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  4. Wow, you are so close to 100!!! :) I've never tried the sweet/bacon combo, but my husband loves bacon and I love donuts. I think we'll have to try this!

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  5. thanks for hosting :) hope you like my quiche! :) Have a lovely day! Isabelle

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  6. My first time hooking up with you! Your donuts look amazing!

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  7. Ooooh those donuts look out-RAGEOUS! I need to stop looking at them...but they keep drawing me back in! ;)

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  8. OH donuts! OH, bacon! Seriously - married?? With a maple glaze? My 8 year old is going to want this for his birthday dinner, with your tie-dyed cupcakes for dessert!!

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  9. @lisa - sounds like a well-balanced meal to me!!! :D

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  10. My oldest daughter always puts maple syrup on her bacon, so she would love this!! I wish I had one right now, I'm starving! Linking up lasagna rolls...

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  11. I'm linking up for the first time with you today. Thanks for hosting. I'm excited to check out all the new recipes.

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  12. Whoa! Sounds fantastic. Maybe I can send these to work with Big Daddy :)
    Thanks for hosting, gonna run and see what everyone's cooking.
    mickey

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  13. OMG - Doughnuts and Bacon? My boys would be in heaven. Thanks for sharing and for hosting this linkup party.

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  14. I love you! Bacon doughnuts with maple?!?! We both are some bacon-lovin fools! Linking up my jalapeno poppers :)

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  15. My husband's mouth is watering! HA! I just linked up my Bread Pudding Muffins! I am your newest follower - Brenda. Best of luck getting to 100!

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  16. All of these recipes look great. I really like this idea. Thanks for hosting. I just added my tomato bread. Hope you like it. I am also a new follower.

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  17. these look sooooooo awesome!! mmm!!!

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  18. I'm linking up my Ground Pork in Tomato Sauce for this week! Enjoy!

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  19. OKAY! Now these look amazing! I must try:) I need to come link up on mondays too. I hope I can remember but I would love to be party of your linky party next week:)Thanks for linking up to mine

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  20. Those doughnuts looks so great and creative! Thanks for sharing!

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  21. Hi Kristin,
    Your doughnuts are heavenly! They look so delicious. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

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  22. Wow...just found your blog on Miz Helen's and I'm in love:) (those multi colored cupcakes at the top made me an instant fan) and let's not even get started on how drool worthy I think the donuts are! Fantastic job!

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  23. DROOL! This flavor combination is making my mouth water. YUM!

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  24. My husband would go crazy for these! He loves just about anything with bacon on top.

    I'd love to have you share this recipe on my linky, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there! http://alli-n-son.com/2011/04/07/jelly-bean-cookies/

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