At last I brought few of Alex Goh baking books back from Malaysia.I been thinking for the longest to get some Alex Goh baking books but don't have the chance until now.I understand this famous chef bread and cake making method and recipe are really soft,moist and fluffier.I see many experience bakers loves to used his fabulous bread and cake recipe!! I realized most of his bread recipe have dough started.One of the recipe I would like to make today is basic donut.
100g bread flour
70g boiling water
250g bread flour
150g all purpose flour
10g milk powder
1 tsp baking powder
6 g salt
50g granulated sugar
8g instant active yeast
1 nos cold egg
160g cold water
some sugar powder for sprinkle*optional*
25g boiling water
160g sugar powder
*cook at low heat until thicken,coat the donut while it's still hot*
1:Prepare boiling water and pour boiling water into flour(A) in a mixing bowl.Mix well with spatula to form dough.Cover and set aside to cool.Keep it in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours before used.
2:Mix ingredients(B) until well blended in mixer or bread machine.Add in (C),knead to form rough dough.Then add in (A) and knead until well blended.
3:Add in (D),knead to form elastic dough.
4:Cover the dough with clean clothes or saran warp at warm place or kitchen counter and let's proof until double size.
5:Remove dough and knead for few seconds before use a rolling pin to roll flatten about 10 mm thick.
6:Cut it with donut cutter or round cookies cutter(your desire size) and place in cookies sheet to proof for double size or 35 minutes.
7:Prepare clean canola oil at medium low heat 250F.Deep fry the dough in hot oil until golden brown both side.Remove and set a side to cool.
8:Sprinkle with sugar powder or coat with sugar syrup.Serve warm with coffee or tea.