The cuisine of The United States is a rich amalgamation of peoples, religions and cultures thanks to the immigrants from different parts of the world. They brought with them their local ingredients as well as cooking styles with them. Yet amidst all these varieties Chinese and Italian cuisines dominate.
During the 18th and 19th centuries, the Americans developed a number of new foods. What characterised the American cuisine is the adaptation of a fusion of multiple ethnic cooking styles. During this period food production and presentation became more industrialised.
Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Make a well in the center of the mixture, add yeast water, sugar and milk. Break egg and add and mix well. Add butter and mix well. Knead this mixture into a soft dough. Cover the bowl with a muslin cloth and set aside for 1- 1½ hours.
Knock back the dough, dust with refined flour and refrigerate for 4-5 hours. Knock back the dough again. Roll out the dough to about one inch thickness. Stamp out one and a half inch rounds with a doughnut cutter.
Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry the doughnuts on medium heat till golden brown.
Take powdered sugar in a bowl and coat the fried doughnuts in it.
Transfer the doughnuts on a serving plate and serve immediately.
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