Doughnuts with Vanilla Crème Fraiche

  • Cooking Time90 mins
  • Serves8
  • DifficultyMedium
350g flour
250g cold butter
20g caster sugar
6g salt
12g fresh yeast
4 whole eggs
150ml crème fraiche
Vanilla pod
Caster sugar for dusting
Oil for deep frying

For the Doughnuts (Brioche)

1. Add dry ingredients to mixer bowl and combine.

2. Add eggs and mix.

3. Cube and add cold butter, mix for about 20 mins till dough comes away from sides of bowl.Put into container, cover and freeze till needed.

To finish:

1. For the cream, scrape vanilla pod and add seeds to crème fraiche.

2. Mix and chill till needed.

3. For the doughnuts, roll defrosted dough into balls, place on tray and leave to prove – 1 ½ hours.

4. Deep fry till golden.Drain on paper towel.

5. Dust with castor sugar and serve with vanilla crème fraiche.

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