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Bacon Doughnuts

Traif's Jason Marcus
Servings: 6
2+ hr

Bacon Dessert

  • Ingredients
  • step-by-step directions
Bacon Doughnuts
  • Bacon Doughnuts:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 35 grams melted butter (not hot)
  • 20 grams melted bacon fat (not hot)
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
Dulce de Leche:
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
Cinnamon Sugar:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Bacon Flake:
  • 1 pound sliced bacon
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • For the Doughnuts: Mix ingredients until smooth, but don't overwork dough.
  • Lightly flour cutting board & the top of the dough. Flatten dough with floured hands until 1/2 inch thick
    Cut out dough using a 2 inch ring mold & place on lightly floured parchment lined baking sheet. Let rest in fridge for 30 minutes covered with plastic wrap
  • To fry, cut doughnuts in half and proof for 2 minutes per side until dough feels soft and light to the touch in a warm spot. Fry for about 1 minute on first side and flip when dough is golden on bottom and has slightly "puffed." Cook for about another 45 seconds until golden on the other side.
  • Dust with cinnamon sugar, top with dulce de leche glaze & sprinkle with "bacon flakes."
  • For the Dulce de Leche: Make 2 small holes in top of can with can opener. Place can in a small pot and fill about 2/3 up the can with water. Lightly simmer can for 3 hours adding water as necessary.
  • Remove contents from can when cooked and thin by whisking with water - about 1/2 cup - glaze should be the consistency of chocolate syrup.
  • For the Cinnamon Sugar: Combine cinnamon and sugar. Whisk until uniform.
  • For the Bacon Flake: Cut bacon into 1/4 inch strips and saute with oil in nonstick pan. Stir frequently to evenly cook for about 5 to 7 minutes or until bacon is crisped. Drain bacon over sieve or other strainer for 15 minutes to remove as much fat as possible.
  • When cooled, mince bacon as fine as possible until the consistency of flaked sea salt or fine bacon bits
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