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How to Make Hanukkah Jelly Doughnuts

Watch more Happy Hanukkah videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to make Hanukkah jelly doughnuts, also known as sufganiyot, by following these 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: Soften butter Soften the butter to room temperature. Step 2: Make yeast mixture Warm up the water, mix in the yeast, and and 1 teaspoon sugar. Set the mixture aside for 10 minutes, until it's foamy. Step 3: Mix ingredients Pile the flour in a mixing bowl and make a crater in the center. Put the yeast mixture, eggs, butter, salt, nutmeg, and remaining sugar into the crater. Step 4: Form dough Mix the ingredients with a wooden spoon until dough forms, and then knead the dough on a floured surface for eight minutes -- until it springs back when you press it. Step 5: Cover and let rise Put the dough in an oiled bowl, cover it with plastic wrap, and place it in a warm area to rise until it has doubled in size, an hour to an hour and a half. Step 6: Roll dough Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface until it's a 1/4 inch thick. Cut 20 rounds from the dough with the 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter. Then cover with plastic wrap for 15 minutes. Step 7: Heat oil Heat the oil in a saucepan until it reaches 370 degrees Fahrenheit on your deep frying thermometer. Tip Substitute olive oil instead of vegetable oil for a more traditional and healthier version. Step 8: Fry dough Fry the dough rounds, 4 at a time, for about 40 seconds. Transfer them to a paper towel using a slotted spoon. Step 9: Coat and fill Dredge the doughnuts in sugar to coat them, and make a hole in the side of each with the pastry tip. Use the pastry bag and tip to fill them with jelly. Have a happy Hanukkah and enjoy this delicious Jewish holiday treat. Did You Know? Hanukkah begins on the 25th day of the month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar, which corresponds with late November or December on the Western calendar.
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