Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Donuts - Eggless and Baked version

Baked doughnuts are healthy and delicious alternative to deep fried doughnuts.Baked donuts are yummy breakfast treat. Fun of the doughnuts is that you can  decorate the way you like.

  • Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
  • All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Softened butter -3 to 4 tbsp
  • Flax seeds powder - 1 tbsp (substitute for egg =1 tbsp Flax seeds powder + 3 tbsp warm water)
  • Sugar - 1/3 cup
  • Yeast - 1 & 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Warm milk - 2/3 cup
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Vanilla essence or almond essence - 1 tsp

For Chocolate Glaze
  • Semisweet chocolate - 3/4 cup
  • Unsalted butter - 2 tbsp
  • Corn syrup - 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Vanilla essence for more flavour - 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Sprinkles

  • Combine whole wheat flour, all purpose flour,flax seeds powder, sugar and salt in a large bowl and mix everything well.
  • Add dry yeast, sugar in warm water and  mix well.Let it stand for about 10 minutes.
  • When yeast mixture is ready add softened butter and vanilla essence into it.
  • Now add this yeast mixture to the combined flour and knead well till you get very stiffy dough.If required you can use little of warm water.
  • Knead this stiffy dough for about 5 to 6 minutes by adding dry flour and prepare a soft dough.
  • Place this soft dough into the greased bowl,cover it with damp cloth or plastic wrap for about 1 &1/2  hour. Keep it in the warm place( You can keep in the oven,just switch the oven to 200 deg F for about 3 to 4 minutes, then turn off the oven.).This will make dough ,double in its size.
  • After1 &1/2 hour,punch the dough and remove all the air from it. 
  • Roll out the dough into circle of 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Cut out the rolled  dough into doughnuts  using doughnuts cutter .
  • Place the doughnuts into baking tray, cover with damp cloth or plastic wrap and again keep it in warm place for about 30 minutes for second rise.
  • After 30 minutes,bake the doughnuts at 375 F for about 15 to 18 minutes or until light golden color and done. 
  • Remove the doughnuts from baking tray and allow it to cool
  • For preparing the chocolate glaze mixture, put the chocolate chips,butter and corn syrup in the glass bowl and microwave it for 30 seconds  and whisk it to the smooth paste.Set the chocolate glaze aside
  • When doughnuts cools down,  put the cooling rack on the baking tray.
  • Take the doughnut and  dip  into the glazing mixture. Now place the doughnuts onto the cooling rack
  •  If you like decorate with colourful sprinkles and let the chocolate glaze dry
  • Then enjoy!!!.......


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  2. Wow your doughnuts look so colourful Kids definitely love this.

  3. donuts look fantastic... healthy and delicious... bookmarked..

  4. And I'm here to follow your blog...

  5. I too want to try this soon!
    Very tempting.Looks delicious

  6. This is looks good. never tried baked one

  7. Thank you so much for visiting my blog and following! I am so happy tom follow back :) These donuts look so fun- I love the sprinkles on chocolate! Have a great evening!

  8. Looks healthy and tempting. Will try soon.

  9. Hi, here I come! These doughnuts are certainly healthier than the regular ones & guess what, they look so much like bagels too!

  10. Baked version looks very nice. love the chocolate ones with the sprinkles on..

  11. These are much healthier than the fry ones. Didn't know that doughnuts can be baked too.

  12. These look so good, can't wait to get a decent oven to try them. Will definitely save this recipe. Thank you x

  13. wow thy luk Yummy..thnx for d recipe
    Radhika (Radhika's - Merirasoi)

  14. wow tht's luks YUMMMM..thnx for sharing d recipe..will surely try...
    nyc Blog..n Eye catching Presentation..gud job..keep it up :)

  15. My my what a perfect healthy twist to a guilty delight! Looks awesome!