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Gordon Ramsay Doughnut

Gordon Ramsay’s doughnuts are famous for their rich, airy texture, crafted from savory poolish to golden fry, yielding 20 little delights ready in a few minutes.

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💗 Why You’ll Love This Doughnut Recipe:

  • Sweet Harmony: Balanced sugar-cinnamon mix for perfect sweetness.
  • Luxurious Dough: Egg yolks and butter yield richness.
  • Golden Perfection: Careful frying ensures a crisp, golden finish.
  • Instant Delight: Coated and ready for immediate indulgence.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay’s Doughnut Recipe?

Gordon Ramsay’s doughnut recipe features a flavorful poolish, indulgent dough with egg yolks and butter, expert frying, and a sweet cinnamon sugar coating for an irresistible, perfect treat.

Gordon Ramsay Doughnut
Gordon Ramsay Doughnut

🥚 Gordon Ramsay Doughnut Ingredients

For the Poolish:

  • 100ml water
  • 10g fresh yeast
  • 100g plain flour

For the dough:

  • 250g plain flour
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 5g salt
  • 10g fresh yeast mixed with a little warm water
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 20g melted butter allowed to cool

For the Cinnamon sugar:

  • 75g caster sugar
  • 5g ground cinnamon

🧆 How To Make Gordon Ramsay Doughnut

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, water, and fresh yeast to make the poolish; set aside to ferment for 15 minutes.
  2. To make the dough, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl.
  3. Add the poolish and egg yolks and stir by hand, or use a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook to combine everything.
  4. Pour in the melted butter and stir until combined.
  5. Cover the bowl with cling film and set aside to rise in a warm spot for one to two hours, or until the dough has doubled in size.
  6. Carefully transfer the dough to a floured board and give it a quick knead. Make little balls with the dough and set them on a lightly greased board or tray, making sure to leave plenty of space between them.
  7. Allow to rise for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covered with a clean tea towel.
  8. Bring a deep-fat fryer up to 180 degrees Celsius and fry doughnuts, a few at a time, for about 5 minutes, rotating them over midway to ensure a beautiful golden hue throughout.
  9. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl, and immediately after the doughnuts are removed from the fryer, drop them into the bowl to coat them with sugar.
  10. Serve right away.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • Balance Sweetness: Perfect sugar-cinnamon combo, yolks, and butter.
  • Fry Carefully: Maintain 180°C, rotate for even golden crisp.
  • Swift Coating: Sugar immediately after frying for flavor-packed delight.
Gordon Ramsay Doughnut
Gordon Ramsay Doughnut

🍨 What To Pair Nicely With Doughnut?

Doughnuts combine well with a cup of coffee or tea, fresh fruit, whipped cream, chocolate ice cream caramel sauce, and blueberry jam on top.

🎚 How To Store Leftover Doughnuts?

  • At Room Temperature: Leftover doughnuts can be preserved in a dry, cool place for 1 to 2 days.
  • In The Fridge: Keep leftover doughnuts in a sealed container and refrigerate for up to a week.
  • In The Freezer: Freeze leftover doughnuts for up to 3 months in a freezer-safe bag. Allow to defrost in the fridge overnight.

🥵 How To Reheat Leftovers Doughnut?

  • Oven: Turn the oven on high heat (350°F) then assemble doughnuts on a baking sheet and heat for about 10 minutes, or until hot.
  • Microwave: Lay doughnuts on a microwave-safe plate and heat at medium setting for 10 to 20 seconds or until heated.
  • Air Fryer: Raise the air fryer temperature to 350°F then fill an air fryer basket with doughnuts and heat for 1 to 2 minutes.

FAQs

Are doughnuts better fried or baked?

Fried doughnuts have a crispy texture, while baked ones, driven by baking powder, are smaller, denser, and lack the characteristic fried crunch.

What flour is best for doughnuts?

The best flour for doughnuts is real cake flour, ensuring a light and tender texture in every delectable bite.

How sticky should doughnut dough be?

Doughnut dough should be tacky and soft, allowing it to retain moisture and create a light and fluffy texture when fried.

Why are my homemade doughnuts hard?

Your homemade doughnuts may be hard if fried at a too-low temperature, hindering proper expansion and resulting in a dense texture.

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Gordon Ramsay Doughnut Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 253
  • Total Fat 14gg
  • Saturated Fat 5.7g
  • Trans Fat 0.3g
  • Cholesterol 18mg
  • Sodium 190mg
  • Potassium 61.2mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 29g
  • Dietary Fiber 1.3g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 3.7g

Gordon Ramsay Doughnut

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 30 minutesCook time: 5 minutesRest time:2 hours Total time:2 hours 35 minutesServings:20 servingsCalories:253 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Gordon Ramsay’s doughnuts are famous for their rich, airy texture, crafted from savory poolish to golden fry, yielding 20 little delights ready in a few minutes.

Ingredients

    For the Poolish:

  • For the dough:

  • For the Cinnamon sugar:

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, water, and fresh yeast to make the poolish; set aside to ferment for 15 minutes.
  2. To make the dough, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl.
  3. Add the poolish and egg yolks and stir by hand, or use a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook to combine everything.
  4. Pour in the melted butter and stir until combined.
  5. Cover the bowl with cling film and set aside to rise in a warm spot for one to two hours, or until the dough has doubled in size.
  6. Carefully transfer the dough to a floured board and give it a quick knead. Make little balls with the dough and set them on a lightly greased board or tray, making sure to leave plenty of space between them.
  7. Allow to rise for 45 minutes to 1 hour, covered with a clean tea towel.
  8. Bring a deep-fat fryer up to 180 degrees Celsius and fry doughnuts, a few at a time, for about 5 minutes, rotating them over midway to ensure a beautiful golden hue throughout.
  9. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl, and immediately after the doughnuts are removed from the fryer, drop them into the bowl to coat them with sugar.
  10. Serve right away.

Notes

  • Balance Sweetness: Perfect sugar-cinnamon combo, yolks, and butter.
    Fry Carefully: Maintain 180°C, rotate for even golden crisp.
    Swift Coating: Sugar immediately after frying for flavor-packed delight.
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