i made donuts

so last week i was watching one of Jim Chapman's videos on youtube and came across one of him making donuts and because they look so nice i was going to make some myself!
This recipe is really easy to make and they taste so GOOD and look really cute as well.
I got this recipe from Jim's video and wrote down everything he said, i will leave a link at the bottom for his video.
makes 12     |  time to make - 2 hours
250g      plain flour
75ml      water
2            eggs
60g        unsalted butter
1tsp       salt
1 packet of fast acting yeast
300ml sunflower oil
caster sugar
filing of your choice - i chose jam, sugar and icing sugar
a piping bag

firstly place the flour, water, 2 eggs, teaspoon of salt,  and the packet of fast acting yeast into a bowl. Next melt your butter either in the microwave for 1 minute or in a pan on a low heat so you do not burn the butter. Begin mixing the mixture in a bowl with a spoon and add the butter slowly to the mixture. ( if you feel like the mixture is too wet add one small spoonful of flour to the dough) Then you want to begin needing the dough on a floured surface, then place in a new bowl cover with clingflim and place in a warm place for one hour.
once the hour is up need the dough again and split into 12 equal balls and place on a tray, cover with clingfilm and leave again for another 30 minutes. (theres a lot of waiting in this recipe but it is defiantly worth it).
okay now is the fun bit, place your 300ml of oil in a pan and heat over a low heat, now be careful when heating oil as it can be very dangerous!! to test if your oil is hot enough dip a piece of bread in it and see if it sizzles if it does you are ready to cook. Add the donuts in 2 at a time leave for 3-4 minutes and then flip over, cook until golden brown.
once cooked be very careful these will be as hot as the sun! let them dry on a tray on top of kitchen roll to soak up any oil.
you do not need a filling but if you want to add one read below.
now for the filling choose the filling of your choice and put into a piping bag and sing off the end, then using a knife make a small cut in the donut and squeeze in the filing and voila you have some delicious donuts.

hope you all enjoy making these as much as i did and let me know in the comments what your favourite filling is in a donut?

Jim Champmans video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRPomzORHxk

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