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Chocolate-Banana Doughnuts

Makes: 30 servings
Prep 40 mins Rise 1 hr 30 mins Cook 2 mins  per batch
Chocolate-Banana Doughnuts
Ingredients
  • 5 1/2 - 6 1/2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 2/3  cup  granulated sugar
  • 2  package  active dry yeast
  • 3/4  cup  milk
  • 1/2  cup  butter (1 stick)
  • 3  medium bananas, mashed (1 cup)
  • 2  eggs, plus 2 egg yolks
  •  Vegetable oil for deep-fat frying
  • 1  recipe Glaze (below)
Directions

1. In bowl combine 1-1/2 cups of the flour, the sugar, yeast, and 1 tsp. salt; set aside. In saucepan combine milk and butter. Heat until warm (125 degrees F). Add to flour mixture. Add bananas, eggs, and yolks. With mixer, beat on medium 2 minutes. Stir in 3-1/2 cups flour, adding additional flour 1/4 cup at a time. (Dough will be sticky.) Transfer to a buttered bowl; turn to coat surface. Cover; let rise 1 hour or until doubled.

2. On floured surface roll dough to 3/8-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2-1/2-inch doughnut cutter. Reroll dough and repeat. Place cutouts on baking sheet. Cover; let rise 30 minutes or until doubled.

3. Fry a few at a time in hot oil (365 degrees F) for 2 minutes or until golden; turning once. Remove with slotted spoon; drain. Dip in glaze. Makes 30 doughnuts plus holes.

Glaze
Ingredients
  • 3/4  cup  semi-sweet chocolate pieces
  • 1/4  cup  whipping cream
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 3/4  cup  powdered sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  light-color corn syrup
Directions

1. In microwave-safe bowl combine semi- sweet chocolate pieces, whipping cream, and butter. Microwave 1 minute; stir. Microwave 30 seconds more. Whisk in powdered sugar until smooth and light-color corn syrup.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-Banana Doughnuts)
  • Servings Per Recipe 30,
  • cal. (kcal) 213,
  • Fat, total (g) 9,
  • chol. (mg) 41,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 30,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 11,
  • pro. (g) 4,
  • vit. A (IU) 194,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 60,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 115,
  • Potassium (mg) 104,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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