Hawaiian Doughnuts – Malasadas

Hawaiian Doughnuts – Malasadas 1

Hawaiian Doughnuts  (or Malasadas) are one of the all time favorite snacks. If you make these, prepare to rapidly become more popular with all of your friends.

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 package yeast (1 T)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 quart vegetable oil

Dissolve yeast, sugar and water and set aside. Beat eggs.
Measure flour into mixing bowl and add salt. Make a well in the flour, pour yeast mixture, eggs and other ingredients.
Beat in circular motion until the dough is soft. Cover, let raise until double. Turn dough over but do not punch down. Cover and let raise again.
Heat oil to 375 degrees and drop dough by teaspoon full into oil and cook until brown.
Shake in brown bag with sugar. Best when hot.