Monday, December 17, 2018

Homemade Boston Cream Donuts

Honestly am trying to keep myself away from deep-frying, but the weather in Paris is getting much worst nowadays. Obviously our tastebuds were craving for something deep fried and crispy to munch with a cup of coffee or tea. And this week's blogging marathon theme is 'Deep fried Love', hence this week's posts are going to be three different deep fried beauties. Needless to say how everyone at home enjoyed this theme. Yes after more than a month my family members had a chance to indulge some deep fried dishes as evening snacks. Am kick starting this week's theme with an ultimate homemade Boston cream donuts. Donuts are yeasted dough which is fried and enjoyed when tossed with cinnamon sugar. Coming to this Boston cream donuts, its a round, yeasted donuts with chocolate frosting and a pudding filling which is a miniature donut version of Boston cream pie.

Custard cream donuts, Boston Donuts

Donuts or doughnuts are my kid's favourite and my younger one was asking me to make some Nutella Donuts which is our family favourite as well. Since i stopped buying nutella now, i dont want to dish out those donuts hence i opted for this ultimate cream donuts. Though this donuts is bit long to prepare, its seriously worth to try these cuties. The best part of making this donuts is the assembling : piping the vanilla cream inside the donuts and giving the final touch with chocolate frosting. Seriously i enjoyed thoroughly making this donuts and these cream doughnuts is a big hit among my kids. If you are looking for a dangerously delicious donuts to please your tastebuds, dont forget to check this incredible doughnuts.

Boston Cream Donuts, Homemade Boston DOnuts

Donut Dough:
5cups All purpose flour
1tbsp Instant yeast
2cups Luke warm milk
1/2cup Sugar
1tsp Salt
1/4cup Butter (melted)

Take the all purpose flour,yeast in a bowl, add the milk, melted butter, sugar, salt and mix everything together.

Knead the dough well until it turns smooth and slightly sticky.

Place the dough into a greased bowl, cover it, and let it rise for 2 hours.

Lightly flour your working surface and knead the dough for few minutes. Punch the dough and roll the dough 1/2-inch thick with a floured rolling pin.

Homemade Boston Cream Donuts

Cut dough using a round cookie cutter or else with a round glass.

Cover the donuts and let them sit to rise atleast for an hour.

Heat enough oil for frying, and fry the donuts both sides until they turns golden brown. Remove the excess of oil with paper towel.

Pastry Cream:
1+1/3cup Milk
2 Egg yolks
1tsp Vanilla extract
1tbsp Cornflour
1/4cup Sugar

Heat the milk  in simmer, meanwhile whisk the egg yolks with sugar and vanila extract.

Add the hot milk slowly and whisk everything, transfer this mixture in a saucepan and whisk until they turns thick in simmer.

Boston pastry cream filled doughnuts

Pour it in a bowl and cover it with a clingfilm right on the surface of this  pastry cream to prevent the skin forming and cool it completely.

Fill a piping bag with pastry cream

Chocolate Frosting:
200grams Dark chocolate chunks
50 grams Butter

Melt the dark chocolate chunks with butter in microwave for 30 seconds.

Mix well and make a silky chocolate frosting.

Boston Donuts, Boston Cream Donuts

Using a skewer or a sharp knife, make a hole on the side of the donut and then fill it with pastry cream.

Now dip the top of the cream filled donuts to the chocolate frosting.

Arrange on a wire rack and let it sit for a while until the frosting gets completely set.

Enjoy the donuts for your snacks or for your desserts.



MySpicyKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Mini donuts are are cute. i am sure it was much loved and appreciated deep fried sweet treat.

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

OMG, that is sinful priya, look at that chocolate topping, calling my name!! totally droolicious, wish i could grab a few from the pictures!

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

I am literally drooling over those inviting Boston cream donuts. These are such rich, decadent and sinful treats. Yummy!!

Swati said... Reply To This Comment

These donuts look so tempting with chocolate with shinning ganache, just want to grab a piece and eat away.. my kids keep on asking me to make donuts at home, your donuts are tempting me to do this soon.. awesomely shot pics!!

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

I have never tried this because of eggs but it is one decadent dessert.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

I haven't yet tried filled donuts. These cute mini donuts with the pastry cream filling and chocolate glaze looks awesome Priya. Though I am not deep frying anything now, I am too tempted.

Chef Mireille said... Reply To This Comment

wow - as a kid these were my faves from Dukin Donuts - I havent had them in many years now but yours look oh so delicious

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

oh my these are looking so sinful Priya, what an addictive one..

code2cook said... Reply To This Comment

if I will show these mini donuts to my place everyone will make me cook these asap. looks so tempting and mouthwatering. nutella on top is such a drooling view. feels like having a bite from the screen.