Ingredients (for 12 doughnuts)

2 ½ cups of flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 cup sugar

1 tsp salt

½ tsp cloves

¼ tsp nutmeg

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla (or 2 tsp orange juice or 1 tsp of your favourite extract)

1 tbsp softened butter or lard

1 cup of milk

Caster sugar to decorate


Beat eggs, then add butter/ lard, vanilla and milk. Beat together for 30 seconds.

In a separate bowl sift together all dry ingredients and add dry ingredients to the egg mixture, beating until smooth.

Fill doughnut dispenser with batter. Deep fry at 185°C / 365°F in melted frying oil.

Roll in caster sugar.

Products used

Home Made Pancake & Doughnut Batter Dispenser
Home Made Traditional Stoneware 29cm Mixing Bowl
Kitchen Craft Stainless Steel 15cm Fine Mesh Conical Sieve
Kitchen Craft Stainless Steel Eleven Wire 25cm Balloon Whisk