FOOD

Sufganiyot Bites

Filled with jelly and topped with powdered sugar, sufganiyot are traditional Hanukkah doughnuts, but feel free to enjoy them anytime.

FOOD

Sufganiyot Bites

Filled with jelly and topped with powdered sugar, sufganiyot are traditional Hanukkah doughnuts, but feel free to enjoy them anytime.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup jam of your choice, strawberry or raspberry recommended
  • Powdered Sugar

Steps

  1. Add the vegetable oil to a large, heavy-bottomed pot. Attach the deep-fry thermometer to the pot and begin heating the oil over medium heat to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with paper towels.
  2. Add jam to a piping bag with a piping tip. In a small bowl, whisk together the milk and the egg.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. Stir the milk-egg mixture into the dry ingredients, then stir in the melted butter, mixing until a soft dough forms.
  5. Once the oil has reached 350 degrees, use a small ice cream scoop to drop 1 tablespoon scoops of dough into the oil, careful not to overcrowd the pan.
  6. Fry the donut holes, flipping them in the oil, for about 2 minutes or until they're golden brown. Using a slotted spoon or spider, transfer the donut holes to the paper towel-lined baking sheet.
  7. Allow the donut holes to cool slightly. Using a second piping tip, core a little hole in the donut. Pipe in jam. Top with powdered sugar and serve immediately.