Drunken Sailor Jam Doughnuts

INGREDIENTS:

  • 490g Plain flour
  •  55g Caster sugar (plus more for dusting)
  •  3 teaspoons dried yeast
  •  Pinch of salt
  •  250ml Milk, warmed
  •  100g Butter, melted
  •  3 Egg yolks
  •  Grapeseed oil, to deep-fry
  •  Drunken Sailor Jam

METHOD:

Combine flour, sugar, yeast and salt in a bowl. Make a well. Mix in milk, butter and egg until dough starts to come together.

Knead on a floured surface until smooth and elastic. Place in a greased bowl and cover. Let the dough prove for 1 1/2 hours or untilit has doubled in size.

Punch down the dough. Knead on a floured surface for 2 minutes or until smooth. Roll out dough until 1cm thick. Rest dough for 2 minutes.

With your hands, roll the dough into ping pong sized balls. Place on a lined baking tray. Set aside for 30 minutes to prove.

Deep-fry until golden and puffed. Place on a plate lined with paper towel.

Spoon a  jar of Drunken Sailor Jam into a piping bag fitted with a 5mm nozzle. Poke a hole in the doughnut with the nozzel of the piping bag and pipe the jam inside. Roll the balls in caster sugar to liberally coat.