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How to Make Homemade Doughnuts

Watch more Delicious Desserts videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Make homemade doughnuts from scratch using these easy to follow steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Proof the yeast Proof the yeast by soaking it in 1 cup warm water for 10 minutes. Then add 1 cup all-purpose flour and set aside. Step 2: Combine butter and sugar Combine the butter and sugar in the mixing bowl and cream them together. Slowly add the eggs, one at a time. Step 3: Combine vanilla, salt, bread flour Combine the vanilla, salt, and bread flour and add it to the butter, sugar, and egg mixture a little at a time until they're fully incorporated. Step 4: Add the yeast mixture Stir in the yeast mixture and let everything sit for 1 to 2 hours. Step 5: Roll out the dough Roll out the dough to a thickness of ?-inch on a floured surface to prevent sticking. Cut out doughnuts using a doughnut cutter. Tip Use holiday cookie cutters to create fun-shaped doughnuts for any occasion. Step 6: Fry the doughnuts Fry the doughnuts in a deep fryer or cast iron skillet filled with oil heated to 370 degrees Fahrenheit. Fry in small batches, until they're golden brown on both sides. Tip Use wood skewers to gently flip doughnuts after 3 to 4 minutes per side. Step 7: Cool and decorate Cool the doughnuts on a cooling rack and then decorate them or chow them plain. Did You Know? The 1,500-calorie "Luther Burger" was created in Decatur, Georgia and uses two glazed doughnuts instead of a bun.
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