Donuts

Submitted: Monday, Jun 07, 2004 at 13:18
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I use this recipe as both the kids and my wife and I enjoy it. We always carry a good quantity of peanut oil, cheap and effective. When the bread gets a little stale we make donuts, well sort of. You might already know this one. Heat up sufficient oil (we use dutch oven), spread strawberry or raspberry jam (or your fav) on two slices of bread. Make a sandwich in other words. Cut in quarters diagonally. With a prepared batter, dip in a quarter just like you would when battering fish etc., and drop it in the oil.

When it looks golden brown, not burnt, drop it in a mix of sugar and cinnamon and have a wonderful treat.

Prento
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Reply By: Member - Toonfish - Monday, Jun 07, 2004 at 16:40

Monday, Jun 07, 2004 at 16:40
AAAAAAAhhhhhhh poor mans donuts these are one of my favourites .
Learnt this recipe in the army to use up stale bread.
rellies always ask me to make these up they are dead simple but yummy.

Who said army food was crap?

who called the cook a (&^#?
who called the (&^#? a cook?????

lol
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Reply By: Prento - Monday, Jun 07, 2004 at 17:29

Monday, Jun 07, 2004 at 17:29
Exactly, wondered how many would have had these in the past. LOL
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Reply By: Mad Dog (Victoria) - Monday, Jun 07, 2004 at 23:12

Monday, Jun 07, 2004 at 23:12
Thats sounds easy enough so think I'll give it a try. How do I make batter, flour and water or what?
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Follow Up By: Prento - Tuesday, Jun 08, 2004 at 07:45

Tuesday, Jun 08, 2004 at 07:45
Ray,

Yes batter is pretty easy. You can make it with beer if you like but that could be seen as a waste. Water is fine although I add a little sugar to sweeten it, really gets the sweet going. I use egg yokes as well or two eggs. Enjoy.
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Reply By: DiesAl - Tuesday, Jun 08, 2004 at 13:36

Tuesday, Jun 08, 2004 at 13:36
Dutch Oven !?!! Isn't that when you hold your other half's head under the doona and let one rip.....hahah
Seriously though sounds like a good recipe will try it on the next trip... cause all my kids looooove donuts.
Thanks for the tip haven't heard of this one before

Al
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