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Christmas recipe

Doughnuts with Nutella®

A donut with no hole

Not everything turns out as it should but sometimes it is better that way. The original name - krapfen - is a doughnut with no hole and it is wonderful. Because it is soft, hot and filled with Nutella®.

A few hours to invest, but the result will make you happy and more than satisfied: a mouthwatering, traditional recipe is going to change your idea of pastry.

4 h 0 min
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INGREDIENTS for 10 servings

250 g bread flour (Manitoba)

10 g fresh yeast

1 egg

1 egg yolk

4 g salt

50 g soft butter

35 g granulated sugar

100 ml whole milk

½ vanilla pod

Grated lemon zest

150 g Nutella®

Oil for frying

Icing sugar to decorate


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Heat the milk and dissolve in the fresh yeast

Add 1 egg, 1 egg yolk and whisk.

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Place the flour, the granulated sugar and the scraped vanilla seed from the pod on a wooden cutting board.

Put the milk and egg mixture in the center and knead until the dough is smooth.

Add soft butter, salt and grated lemon zest

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Put the dough in a bowl, cover and let rise for 2 hours. Roll dough in your palms, making 40 g balls.

Place on a baking tray covered with parchment paper. When they rise and double in size, fry in oil at 175° C.

Take the doughnuts out from the oil & let them cool down on absorbent paper for few minutes.

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Fill each doughnut with 15g of Nutella® with the help of a piping bag.

Cut a star out of a cardboard sheet and use it as a stencil to decorate the doughnuts sprinkling icing sugar on it.

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