Hanukkah Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot)

Jelly-Filled Jam Donuts
Jelly-Filled Jam Donuts
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Ingredients

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1 packet Active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp)
3 cups All-purpose flour plus 1 tbsp
¼ cup Sugar divided
1¼ cups Water room temperature
¼ cup Margarine melted
1 dash Kosher Salt
2 Egg yolks large
Strawberry jam or jelly , to taste
Canola oil for frying
Powdered sugar garnish

Nutritional information

191
calories
4,8g
fat
32,8g
carbohydrates
3,7g
protein
35mg
cholesterol
46mg
sodium
Ingredients

Hanukkah Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot)

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These deep fried Hanukkah Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot) are an Israeli Jewish specialty served traditionally on the special holiday of Hanukkah.

Plumped up with a juicy filling of jelly or jam and sprinkled with powdered sugar makes every bite oh so heavenly! No more store bought donuts, you can now make your own fresh and fluffy jelly donuts with this simple recipe.

To make Hanukkah Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot), you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Hanukkah Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot)

So, how to make Hanukkah Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot)?

Steps to make Hanukkah Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot)

1
Done
5

Prepare yeast mix

In a small mixing bowl, stir yeast, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, and water to combine. Mix well, cover, and set aside until mixture begins to foam.

2
Done
2

Prepare batter

In a separate large bowl, mix remaining 3 cups of flour, melted margarine, salt, remaining sugar, and egg yolks until well combined.

3
Done
3

Add prepared yeast mix and water

Add prepared yeast mix and slowly pour in the remaining water. Mix well to combine until a smooth batter forms.

4
Done
1h 30m

Rise

Cover bowl with a kitchen towel and set aside in a warm place for about 1½-2 hours to rise until batter has doubled in volume. Once risen, punch down to release any excess air.

5
Done
3

Prepare donuts

Roll out dough onto a floured surface, about ¾-inch thickness and use a round cookie cutter with a 2½ - to 3-inch diameter to cut circles out of the dough.

6
Done
2

Add jelly

Place a dollop of jelly or jam in the center of each circle.

7
Done
5

Seal donuts

Cover with another circle of dough, making sure that 2 circles attach well to form a closed ball with jelly or jam in the center - the sufganiyot.

8
Done
45

Second rise

Cover the doughnuts with a clean, slightly damp kitchen tea towel and set aside for 45 minutes to 1 hour to rise and puff up.

9
Done

Prepare baking sheet

Line a large serving plate or platter with a few layers of paper towels and set aside.

10
Done
3

Heat oil

Pour 2-inches of oil into a deep, heavy-bottomed pot or saucepan and bring to a medium-high heat until a deep-fry thermometer reaches 350°F/180°C.

11
Done
20

Cook donuts

Working in batches, carefully drop a few doughnuts into the hot oil, not too many at a time. Fry the doughnuts on both sides for about 2-3 minutes per side until puffed and golden brown.

12
Done

Drain

Using a slotted spoon, transfer donuts to paper towels to drain excess oil.

13
Done

Serve

Cool slightly before sprinkling with powdered sugar for serving.

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