Recipe: Sugared Doughnuts

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Doughnuts, yes please


  • 1 lb. (450g ) self-raising flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 8 oz. ( 225g ) caster sugar
  • 6 oz. ( 175g ) margarine
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 8 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 level teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • oil or lard for deep frying
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Put flour, salt and 2 oz. ( 50g ) caster sugar in a mixing bowl
    2. Rub in margarine then mix with egg and milk
    3. Roll out dough on a floured surface to a quarter inch thickness
    4. Cut out rounds using a three and a half inch plain round cutter
    5. Cut holes in center using a one and a half inch plain round cutter
    6. Re-roll trimmings and cut out more
    7. Fry doughnuts in hot oil or lard for 5 minutes, until well risen and golden brown
    8. Drain on kitchen paper
    9. Mix cinnamon and remaining sugar together then toss doughnuts in sugar
    10. Pile doughnuts up neatly on a plate or arrange on a stick of rock

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