Donuts for Mardis Gras !

For Mardis Gras (Means Fat Tuesday in English) in France, we cook several desserts as donuts, crepes, or waffles.

I suggest you follow me with this irresistible, crunchy and generous donuts recipe!

Ingredients for 15 donuts

  • 10 cl of milk
  • 40g of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 sachet of dry baker’s yeast
  • 2cl of warm water
  • 250g of flour
  • 30g butter
  • 1 egg
  • A liter and a half of frying oil

For glazing

  • 100g of philadelphia
  • 100g of dark chocolate

Preparation of my Mardi Gras donuts

First, heat the milk and mix it with the sugar and a pinch of salt. Add half of the flour and mix well.

In a glass mix the yeast with warm water and add it to the milk / flour mixture. Finally, mix with the beaten egg, the remaining flour and the melted butter. Knead a few minutes. Cover with a cloth and leave to rest for 45 minutes.

Flour your work plan, lower the dough to donuts to a centimeter thick. With a punch, or a metal circle cut out rounds in your dough. With a small cutter make a hole in the center so that your donut has the shape of the true donuts.