How to make Cinnamon Donuts -

If you are mad about doughnuts, then try these out – you will definitely love them.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cinnamon powder (दालचीनी पावडर), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : British

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cinnamon Donuts

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Cinnamon Donuts Recipe

  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 2½ cups + for dusting

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 3 tablespoons

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Butter 50 grams

  • Salt a pinch

  • Eggs 2

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Chocolate filling

  • Dark chocolate 150 grams

  • Fresh cream 90 millilitres

  • Butter 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Place parchment paper on a baking tray.

Step 2

Heat milk in a non-stick pan. Add 2 tablespoons castor sugar, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Take yeast in a bowl. Add half the sweetened milk, whisk well and set aside.

Step 4

To the remaining sweetened milk, add 50 grams butter and mix well till it melts.

Step 5

Sieve refined flour in a bowl. Add salt, egg yolks, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder and yeast mixture and whisk well.

Step 6

Add milk-butter mixture and mix well to make a soft elastic mixture.

Step 7

Dust worktop with some flour, place the prepared mixture on it and knead gently.

Step 8

Dust another bowl with some flour and put the dough in it. Cover with a cling film and set aside in a warm place for 30 minutes.

Step 9

To prepare chocolate filling, chop chocolate into small pieces and place in a bowl. Add cream and butter and heat in a microwave for a minute. Remove from heat, stir well and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Step 10

Dust some refined flour on worktop, transfer the dough on it and knead. Roll the dough into half inch thick disc.

Step 11

Use a medium size cookie cutter to cut out roundels from the dough. These are donuts. Put the donuts on the parchment paper and set aside for 15 minutes.

Step 12

Heat sufficient oil in a pan. Deep-fry donuts till golden from both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 13

Combine remaining castor sugar and remaining cinnamon powder in a bowl and mix well.

Step 14

Coat the donuts with the prepared sugar-cinnamon mixture.

Step 15

Pour the chocolate filling in a piping bag fitted with a nozzle. Pipe in the filling into each donut.

Step 16


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