Fank ~ Hungarian Doughnuts

Fank ~ Hungarian Doughnuts


       Fank is an authentic doughnuts form Hungary with no holes in the middle. And served with or with out jam. This Sweet treat is very similar to a doughnuts and considered as carnival dish in Hungary.  Sharing this recipes for Blogging Marathon # 47 under the theme " Doughnuts around the world". Do Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47.
Preparation time:  10 ~ 15 minutes
Proofing time:  1 1/2 hours ~ 2 hours
Cooking time:  30 ~ 40 minutes
Yield:  10 ~ 15 doughnuts
Adapted from here
Ingredients:
250 grams/ 2 cups all purpose flour ( I used whole wheat flour)
2 ½ teaspoons dry yeast (1 packet)
5 grams / 1 teaspoon salt
30 grams / 1/4 cup castor sugar 
100 ml / 3/4 cup milk
60 ml / 1/4 cup water
30 grams butter, melted
2 eggs 

Fank ~ Hungarian Doughnuts
Method:
1. In a mixing bowl, add yeast and sugar.  Mix and add warm milk and water. Stir and rest it for 15 minutes.


2. In a another bowl, add flour, salt. Mix and add yeast mixture along with melted butter.  Stir and add egg.  Knead the dough to soft pliable dough by hand or using stand mixer.
3. Cover the dough with moist towel and proof it for an hour or more in a warm place or keep it oven with lights ON.

4. Once the dough double its volume, Punch down and knead again.
5. Dust the working surface with little flour and roll the dough to 3/4 inch thick disc.
6. Using round cookie cutter or drinking glass, cut the flattened dough.  Make a thumb impression in middle of the doughnuts.  Transfer the doughnuts to baking tray.  Cover with wet cloth and proof it again for 30 ~ 40 minutes.
7. Heat oil in Pan.  Once it get hot,  drop the doughnuts and reduce the heat to medium.  Flip the doughnuts either side till it turns to golden brown color.  Place the cooked doughnuts on the paper towel lined plate and allow it to cool.
Before Serving:
8.  Dust icing sugar on the cooled doughnuts and top it with pineapple jam.   Serve immediately.



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Fank ~ Hungarian Doughnuts


Preparation time:  10 ~ 15 minutes
Proofing time:  1 1/2 hours ~ 2 hours
Cooking time:  30 ~ 40 minutes
Yield:  10 ~ 15 doughnuts
  
Ingredients:
250 grams/ 2 cups flour, divided
2 ½ teaspoons dry yeast (1 packet)
5 grams / 1 teaspoon salt
30 grams / 1/4 cup castor sugar
100 ml / 3/4 cup milk
60 ml / 1/4 cup water
30 grams butter, melted
2 eggs
Method:
1. In a mixing bowl, add yeast and sugar.  Mix and add warm milk and warm water. Stir and rest it for 15 minutes.
2. In a another bowl, add flour, salt. Mix and add yeast mixture along with melted butter.  Stir and add egg.  Knead the dough to soft pliable dough by hand or using stand mixer.
3. Cover the dough with moist towel and proof it for an hour or more in a warm place or keep it oven with lights ON.
4. Once the dough double its volume, Punch down and knead again.
5. Dust the working surface with little flour and roll the dough to 3/4 inch thick disc.
6. Using round cookie cutter or drinking glass, cut the flattened dough.  Make a thumb impression in middle of the doughnuts.  Transfer the doughnuts to baking tray.  Cover with wet cloth and proof it again for 30 ~ 40 minutes.
7. Heat oil in Pan.  Once it get hot,  drop the doughnuts and reduce the heat to medium.  Flip the doughnuts either side till it turns to golden brown color.  Place the cooked doughnuts on the paper towel lined plate and allow it to cool.
Before Serving:
8.  Dust icing sugar on the cooled doughnuts and top it with pineapple jam.   Serve immediately.
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