Doughnuts (ua. Pampushky) are traditional little round fried buns. In the traditional recipe they are made from dough that includes leavening agents.
Doughnuts can be made of different types of flours (wheat, oat, rye, buckwheat), with fillings or without them. In Ukraine very popular are sweet Doughnuts with poppy seeds (ua. Pampushky z makom).
Pampushky as the ancient ritual dish were made for weddings, funerals and big holidays such as Ukrainian Christmas (Rizdvo), Ukrainian Easter (Velykden).
- wheat flour - 500 g
Wheat flour is a powder that is obtained by grinding wheat..
Wheat varieties are called “clean”, “white”, “brown” or “hard” if they have high gluten content, and they are called “soft” or “weak” flour if gluten content is low. Hard flour, or bread flour, is high in gluten, with 12% to 14% gluten content, and has elastic toughness that holds its shape well once baked. Soft flour is comparatively low in gluten
- milk - 200 ml
- egg - 1
- vegetable oil (rapeseed oil) - 250 ml
- yeast - 50 g
- apple jam - 200 g
- sugar - 50 g
Sugar is the generalized name for a class of chemically-related sweet-flavoured substances: carbohydrates, composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.
- powdered sugar - 10 g
Prepare all the ingredients for Donuts with apple jam
Fold yeast with warm milk and one teaspoon of sugar and put in a warm place. When fit, add rest of sugar and sifted flour, 50 ml of oil, egg, and make elastic dough. We put it in a warm place for two hours to stay and grow.
Cover with half of filling the second half of the dough and cut by glass donuts. Give a little dumplings stand and grow .
In very good pre-heated oil in a pan put doughnuts, cover with a lid and reduce the heat to very little . When the doughnuts are lightly browned , turn the other side and keep ready.