Double maple doughnuts

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PREP TIME

30 min

TOTAL TIME

45 min

Makes

14, plus 14 doughnut holes

* PLUS 1 hour 30 standing time
Double maple doughnuts

Photo, Andrew Grinton.

We partnered with President's Choice to give this iconic Canadian sweet treat a modern makeover.


Ingredients

  • 8 g active dry yeast , (2 tsp)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar , divided
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp PC Unsalted Country Churned butter , cubed and softened
  • vegetable oil , for frying

Glaze

  • 2 1/4 cups icing sugar , sifted
  • 2/3 cup PC 100% Pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp 35% cream
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped PC Maple & Bacon Popcorn

Instructions

  • STIR yeast, 1 tsp sugar and milk in the bowl of a stand mixer. Let stand for 10 min. Beat in eggs, remaining sugar and salt with dough hook on medium for 1 min. Add flour and beat dough until smooth, 5 min. Add butter, mixing for 3 min.
  • FORM into a ball. Place in an oiled bowl, then cover with plastic wrap and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • ROLL out dough on a floured surface to ½-in. thickness. Cut out 14 rounds with a 3-in. cutter, then cut out holes in centre of rounds with a 1-in. cutter. Re-roll scraps once, letting dough rest before cutting. Place doughnuts and doughnut holes on 2 floured baking sheets, 2 in. apart. Let rise, uncovered, for 30 min.
  • CLIP a deep-fry thermometer to the side of a large pot and heat 1 ½ in. of oil over medium until temp reaches 350F. Fry doughnuts, 2 at a time, flipping halfway, until golden, 2 min. Drain on a rack. Fry doughnut holes, 1 min.
  • FOR GLAZE: whisk icing sugar, maple syrup and cream until smooth. Dip doughnuts twice in glaze. Place on a rack and sprinkle with popcorn.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 239,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 108 mg.
  • Good source of
  • Folate