Creme Fraiche Donuts recipe

Creme Fraiche Donuts recipe - Creme fraiche is used in this donut recipe to lend a lightness and a fluffy texture that is not normally found in donuts. Either have them just as they are, lovely and crispy and sugary, or fill them with jam for extra flavour.

* 300g plain white bread flour
* 150g creme fraiche
* 100g caster sugar
* 2 eggs
* 6 tbsp. milk
* 6 tbsp. sunflower oil
* 1 tsp. baking powder
* Pinch of salt
* 1 tsp. vanilla extract
* Oil for frying
* Sugar for rolling

Method of Preparation:
1. Sieve together the flour and baking powder. Stir in the salt.
2. In a jug, mix together the creme fraiche, eggs, milk, sunflower oil, vanilla extract and sugar.
3. Gradually mix the two mixtures together until you have a smooth batter.
4. Heat the oil until hot, then create small bite-size donuts from using two teaspoons. Drop into the hot oil. Cook the donuts until golden brown on all sides, then roll in sugar.

Creme Fraiche Donuts recipe

You could easily use a few drops of other flavourings, such as almond extract or lemon flavouring instead of vanilla extract. This recipe serves 30.