4/25/10

Coffee-Glazed Doughnuts

Gourmet's version:

our version:

Coffee and Doughnuts. The below is a study on the color brown.
So. We made doughnuts. They turned out browner than I'd have liked them to be. And our apartment did smell like a carnival for about twelve hours.

But I don't regret a thing. Making them was a lot of fun. Dissolving the yeast into warm water, tossing the dough out on the table, filling one of our biggest pots with vegetable oil and watching the little o-shapes puff up and change color within seconds of being dropped into the hot oil. It was fun biting into the first one and really fun to discover it didn't taste of char. Don't get me wrong, these guys were dense, definitely past golden brown even though we had them in the oil for a fraction of the 2 minutes the recipe called for, and yes, they would not have made the cover of Martha Stewart, but they weren't bad. I mean, they're doughnuts.

For the recipe, click here!

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8 comments:

Brock James said...

i wish my house smelled like a carnival

Mary Anne said...

hmmm....i think i'll pass on the donuts/carnival house.

what are you going to do with all of them? bring them to work?

amelia said...

woww. such conflicting view points from Brock and Mary Anne!

what am I going to do with them all? Uh, they are gone. We ate them. All. Some with ice cream.

Matt said...

I ate them all :-/

Megan Taylor said...

Yummers!!!! Those looks amazingly tasty!

Stanele said...

Ah, doughnuts. Say no more. House smell be damned, we're making those.

dulci said...

ayyy chee-wa-wa.
I hope you said "Time to make the donuts." right before you made these.

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Green Been said...

how very delicious - yum thank you.