Can I bake my doughnut

In this brief guide, we will address the query, “Can I bake my doughnut?” We will also discuss What are the advantages of baked doughnuts? What is the best recipe to make a homemade baked doughnut? What is the best way to store homemade baked doughnuts?

Can I bake my doughnut?

Yes, you can bake your doughnut and this method of cooking is much healthier than frying. The baked doughnut will contain less fat from the oil from frying when you bake.

Thus if you are watching your weight but still craving to eat a tasty doughnut that will satisfy your sweet tooth- then a baked doughnut is your perfect choice.

In this article, we will answer all your questions about the baked doughnut, and its advantages and share with you a special recipe to make the perfect baked doughnut. Even once you learn how to make it, I doubt that you will buy ready doughnuts again.

That is not all because we are also going to give you some tips and tricks on how to properly store your homemade baked doughnut to retain its flavour and taste fresh and tender as if it is baked now.

Are you drooling and want to learn how then let us start.

What are the advantages of baked doughnuts?

Sweets craving is one of the most popular global types of addiction, who doesn’t like to eat doughnuts? Of course, no one unless he is diabetic, on a diet, or has a certain medical condition.

The good news is that baked doughnuts are healthier than fried ones and this is a great feature this will reduce your guilt feeling if you eat one as a baked healthy snack (use healthy filling), eating these baked doughnuts has many benefits you know, if you are wondering what are these benefits are then read carefully this section:

  • Reduces and relieves stress and satisfies your taste buds by eating this tasty sweet that is prepared to some extent in a semi-healthy way
  • Fuels your body with energy due to its carbs content
  • Might enhance your memory since it contains sugar that is “brain food” thus your brain can not resist donuts  if you don’t believe read the following research on  how donuts and coffee enhance memory

What is the best recipe to make a homemade baked doughnut?

The modern way used nowadays to make doughnuts in almost all countries is baking them rather than the fried old-fashioned doughnuts which are highly saturated in fat from the frying oil.

In this section, we will give you instructions on how to make the perfect healthy and tasty baked doughnut with a healthy filling where you will save not only effort and time but also a lot of frying oil.

Thus all you need is a hot oven and a doughnut pan and to follow step by step this tasty recipe of baked doughnuts.

Ingredients for approx. 20 doughnuts:

  • 600 g of flour
  • 80 g sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 320 ml warm milk
  • 2 tbsp soft butter
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 sachet of dried yeast 

Choose one of the following as a topping or filling for your baked doughnut:

  • 150 g Sugar and 50 g melted butter
  • Strawberry, raspberry, or apricot jam
  • homemade Chocolate
  • Vanilla cream
  • Cinnamon

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl add flour, sugar, nutmeg, and the dried yeast and mix, then put the soft butter with the eggs and the warm milk into the mixture and keep stirring
  • Add a small pinch of salt and knead until your dough is soft, then let it rest for about 1 hour under a towel and wait for it to rise and double in size
  • Cut the dough into 20 pieces and form the traditional doughnut shape with a hole in the middle
  • Put your raw doughnuts on a baking sheet then cover them with a towel and let them rest for 30 minutes
  • Place your doughnut pan in the preheated oven and bake at 170 C for 15-20 minutes
  • Remove the pan from the oven and use tongs to place the hot doughnut in the melted butter then sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon or fill with jam

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What is the best way to store homemade baked doughnuts?

The best way to enjoy homemade baked donuts is to serve them immediately once they are freshly baked.

 However you can still freeze your glazed baked homemade doughnut and store them in an airtight container, then all you have to do is defrost them at room temperature for 10 minutes once you decide to eat them.

Conclusion

In this brief guide, we have addressed the query, “Can I bake my doughnut?” We have also discussed What are the advantages of baked doughnuts? What is the best recipe to make a homemade baked doughnut? What is the best way to store homemade baked doughnuts?

Hope you found this blog useful. If you have any questions, please let us know.

References

https://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/homemade-donuts/
https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/34018/baked-doughnuts/
https://www.instructables.com/Oven-baked-Doughnuts/
https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/cinnamon-baked-doughnuts-recipe-2135621

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