Chocolate dipped banana doughnuts

Try this chocolicious banana doughnuts with chocolate dip.

Chocolate Dipped Banana Doughnuts - Cooking with Zahra

Chocolate dipped banana doughnuts

June 15, 2011

Ingredients

For the Doughnuts

1 1/2 cup Milk

1/3 cup Butter

2 packages Yeast

1/3 cup Warm Water

2 Eggs Beaten

1 1/2 tsp Salt

1/3 cup Sugar

1 tsp Fresh ground nutmeg

3 Bananas, mashed

1 tsp Banana essence

6 1/2 cup Flour, sifted

Icing sugar, to sprinkle

For the Dip

1 cup Milk

2/3 cup Cocoa

1/2 cup Sugar

1/3 cup Butter

1 tsp Vanilla essence

Directions

For the Doughnuts

1Place milk in saucepan, warm on medium heat but don’t bring to a boil. Remove from stove. Place butter into a bowl and pour warm milk over it, and set aside until the butter melts and milk cools.

2In a small bowl, place yeast and add hand hot water, stir lightly with a fork and let dissolve for 5 minutes.

3In a stand mixer, pour yeast mixture in a bowl and add the milk and butter mixture and mix slightly with the paddle attachment. Add eggs, sugar, salt, mashed bananas, banana essence, fresh nutmeg and half flour. Combine ingredients for 5 minutes. Change the paddle attachment to the dough hook attachment and add the rest of the flour and mix until the dough pulls away from the bowl and becomes smooth. Place dough in a well-oiled bowl, cover and let rise for 1 hour.

4On a well-floured surface, roll out dough about 1 cm thick. Cut out the dough with doughnut cutter. Set on floured baking sheet cover lightly with a tea towel and let rise for 30 minutes.

5Pre-heat oil in a deep fryer to 175 degree C (350 degrees F). Gently place doughnut in oil and cook for 45 – 60 seconds per side. Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool.

6Sprinkle with icing sugar

For the Dip

1Mix all ingredients in a saucepan on medium heat, but don’t bring to a boil. Remove saucepan off the stove and allow to cool before serving.

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