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Fried Twisted Donuts

Fried Twisted Donuts

Twisted Donut, known to Filipinos as Shakoy, is a native delicacy in the Philippines and served as an afternoon snacks. Shakoy is a type of twisted fried donuts. There are two kinds of shakoy – the hard and crunchy twisted donuts and the soft version. We give you the soft version of delightful shakoy.

What you will need:

1-½ cups of all purpose flour (and a little extra flour for dusting)

¾ tablespoon of yeast

½ teaspoon of salt

½ cup of water

1 cup of canola oil

¼ cup of white sugar

How to make twisted donuts:

  1. In a large bow, sift all purpose flour. Add salt and yeast and combine well.
  2. Make a well at the center and pour the water and mix well until it becomes a dough.
  3. On a clean surface, sprinkle flour. Knead the dough until it becomes smooth. For a ball.
  4. If the dough is still very sticky, add a little flour and knead more until you get the right consistency.
  5. In another bowl, grease it with oil and place the dough on it and cover with a clean cloth. Let it rest for about one hour. This will double the size of the dough.
  6. When the dough rises, punch down and kneas. Cut in your desired size.
  7. Roll the dough into a long stick. Form a twist.
  8. Place the twisted donuts on a baking tray and cover with clean cloth. Allow it to rest for another 1 hour to rise.
  9. In a frying pan, heat canola oil in a medium heat. Drop the donuts in batches and fry until they become golden brown.
  10. Remove from the frying pan and drain on paper towels.
  11. Drop in a bowl of sugar and roll. Coat twisted donuts evenly and shake off excess white sugar.
  12. These twisted donuts are best served with coffee or any cold beverage.

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