By Edu Costa − On Sunday, December 9, 2018, 5 years ago in Snack Recipes
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Lemon Donuts Recipe


These heavenly lemon donuts (rosquinhas fritas de limão) are very easy to make and taste incredible, these are best enjoyed while fresh.

Preparation time1 h
Cooking Time 20 min
Ready In1 h 20 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings10

Ingredients

2 medium sized eggs1/2 cup of granulated sugar3/4 cup of mascarpone cream cheeseJuice and zest of 1 lemon1 teaspoon of baking powder2 and 1/3 cups of flourOil for fryingGranulated sugar for sprinkling
2 medium sized eggs1/2 cup of granulated sugar3/4 cup of mascarpone cream cheeseJuice and zest of 1 lemon1 teaspoon of baking powder2 and 1/3 cups of flourOil for fryingGranulated sugar for sprinkling
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Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat the eggs and sugar, add the mascarpone cheese, mix well and add the juice and lemon zest.
  2. Slowly incorporate the flour and baking powder and knead so everything is well incorporated.
  3. Let the dough stand covered with a cloth for half an hour at room temperature.
  4. Heat the oil, put the dough on a pastry board and separate the dough into pieces of about 1 ounce each, make rolls with your hands lightly floured, cross them at the ends and continue until the dough is finished.
  5. Fry in hot oil, once they are golden brown, drain them in kitchen paper.
  6. Sprinkle with granulated sugar while they are still warm.

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LindaKaren
LindaKaren
How much oil is good for frying donuts
1 month ago, Monday, January 22, 2024
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Edu Costa

Hi Linda, you want to make sure the donuts are fully submerged in oil without touching the bottom of the pot. My recommendation is to use a small pot so you use as less oil as possible.


1 month ago, Tuesday, January 23, 2024
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