Nigerian Doughnuts

Ingredients

  • 6 cups of flour
  • 1 3/4 cups of warm milk
  • 6 tbsp of melted butter
  • Oil (for frying)
  • 1 cup of sugar 
  • 2 1/2 tbsp of yeast
  • Pinch of salt (if using unsalted butter)
  • 2 eggs
  • Jam (for filling, if desired)

Directions

  • Sift  flour into a large bowl and reserve a cup from the sifted flour
  • Then add yeast and sugar(mix evenly).

    P.S(if using unsalted butter now is the time you put in your pinch of salt)

  • Add warm milk, eggs, and melted butter 
  • Mix well until  dough is formed, then gradually work your reserved flour into the dough
  • Transfer dough to a well floured surface and knead for 7 minutes, do not knead with too much flour. 
  • Place kneaded dough into a largewell greased bowl and cover for 1 1/2 — 2 hours, so as to rise
  • After it rises, punch out its excess air and roll out
  •  Then cut into doughnut circles, make a hole in the middle
  • Cover for 15 minutes to rise (if desired)
  • Fry in hot oil until it’s golden brown
  • Fill with jam (if desired)
  • Serve doughnuts with drinks of your choice.

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