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Punahou Malasadas -Hawaiian Doughnuts Recipe

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Hawaiian Recipe
Added: Thursday, November 15, 2012


1 tbls. active dry yeast
1 tsp sugar
1/4 cup warm water
Mix yeast with sugar and warm water. Allow yeast to stand for 5 minutes.
6 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
6 eggs slightly beaten
1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup water

Sift dry ingredients together. Then stir in melted butter. Beat eggs and milk together and add to flour, mixing well. allow the dough to rise until doubled, the, punch down. Let dough rise a second time.
When dough has risen, heat oil in deep fryer to 375. Dip fingertips into softened butter, then pinch off golf ball sized pieces of the dough. Using a slotted spoon, ease the ball carefully into the heated oil and cook until golden brown on one side. Turn over with a fork or slotted spoon and fry until golden brown on the other side. Drain on paper towels and roll in a mixture of 1 cup sugar to 1/4 tsp nutmeg. serve immediately




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