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Coconut-Lime Doughnuts – A small batch

lime coconut

Put the lime in the coconut and bake it all up!

Doughnuts
1 cup flour – For best results use cake flour. Don’t have any? To mimic the consistency of cake flour, replace 2 tablespoons of flour per cup with 2 tablespoons of cornstarch. Cake flour is lower in protein than AP flour, making a more tender cake.
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk, shake can well before opening
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Glaze
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon canned unsweetened coconut milk
2 teaspoons lime juice

Topping
1/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut

Preheat oven to 425°F
grease doughnut pan well with oil spray

Donuts
Mix the dry ingredients well
add egg and coconut milk
mix until well combined

Fill each pan cavity approximately 2/3 full

Use a resealable bag with one corner snipped off for easier filling. Place the bag into a large mug or measuring cup and pour batter into bag, before snipping off the corner.

prep

Bake 7-9 minutes

cool for 5 minutes in the pan
then move to a rack and cool completely before glazing

Mix powdered sugar, coconut milk, and lime juice until smooth
dip each doughnut into glaze then return to the rack
top with shredded coconut before the glaze dries

Makes 6 doughnuts

March 21, 2017 at 4:49 pm Leave a comment

English Muffins – A small batch

english muffins

1 cup AP flour
1 teaspoon yeast
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 cup warm water (but possibly a splash more, depends)
1/2 cup yogurt or buttermilk

Mix all ingredients together
knead for 10 minutes, I use a stand mixer with a dough hook attachment
roll dough out into a circle about a 3/8 inch thick, on a floured surface
use a glass or biscuit cutter to cut out each muffin, about 2 1/2 – 3 inches in diameter
sprinkle with extra flour as needed

Place on a baking sheet, sprinkled with cornmeal
cover with a kitchen towel and let rise for 1 hour

Oil and heat a griddle until hot, I use cast iron
lower flame to medium
cook muffins on each side for 4-6 minutes

Allow to cool before serving, otherwise they tend to be gummy inside.

Makes 6 or 7 muffins

March 19, 2017 at 3:38 pm Leave a comment

Microwave Potato Chips – A small batch

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March 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm Leave a comment

Baked Cake Doughnuts – A small batch

donuts

1 cup flour – For best results use cake flour. Don’t have any? To mimic the consistency of cake flour, replace 2 tablespoons of flour per cup, with 2 tablespoons of cornstarch. Cake flour is lower in protein than AP flour, making a more tender cake.
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of nutmeg
pinch of salt
1/3 cup buttermilk or full-fat yogurt
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon butter, melted

And don’t forget the special doughnut pan!

prep

Preheat oven to 425°F
grease doughnut pan well with cooking spray

Mix the dry ingredients well
add dairy, egg, and butter
mix until well combined

Fill each pan cavity approximately 2/3 full
recipe making 6 doughnuts

Use a resealable bag with one corner snipped off for easier filling. Place the bag into a large mug or measuring cup and pour batter into bag, before snipping off the corner.

Bake 7-9 minutes
cool for 5 minutes in the pan
then move to a rack and cool completely before glazing

more

Chocolate Glaze
1/3 cup chocolate chips
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoon corn syrup
1 teaspoon hot water, more if the glaze is too thick

Melt chocolate with butter and corn syrup
stir until completely melted
stir in hot water if necessary

Use immediately

Sugar  Glaze
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Stir to combine and use immediately

Cinnamon  Glaze
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cinnamon Sugar
1 tablespoon white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter, melted

Combine the sugar and cinnamon
coat the cooled doughnuts lightly with butter
roll in cinnamon sugar

Powdered Sugar
1/2 cup of confectioner’s sugar

 

Put the sugar in a bag
add the cooled doughnut and shake until well coated

March 6, 2017 at 10:16 pm Leave a comment

Buttermilk Biscuits

A somewhat lighter version

2 cups AP flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon chilled butter, margarine and/or shortening 3/4 …

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March 4, 2017 at 6:10 pm Leave a comment

Homemade Pop Tarts – A small batch

I was amazed while researching this recipe, how many of the authors claim to not really being fans of the original. I can’t say that. I’m a BIG fan, cold out of the box or toasted as instructed. Th…

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March 3, 2017 at 5:35 pm Leave a comment


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