Tea Doughnuts
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: American, British
 
Doughnuts flavoured with a warm chai blend, perfect for reading and writing.
Ingredients
  • 3 cups/450g all purpose/plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup/100g granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs, large
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
  • ¾ cup/175ml milk, maybe a tablespoon or two more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons Plum Deluxe Chocolate Chai Decadence tea blend or any other chai tea blend
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F/180C
  2. Grease two doughnut pans.
  3. Warm the ¾ cup milk and add the 2 teaspoons tea and let steep.
  4. Allow the tea to cool before using.
  5. Strain out the tea leaves and keep the infused milk to the side.
  6. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl.
  7. Mix the eggs, melted butter, vanilla and sugar together in another bowl.
  8. Add the wet ingredients to the flour mix.
  9. Mix slowly and then add the strained, infused tea milk.
  10. If the mixture looks too dry, add another two tablespoons of milk or as needed.
  11. The batter should be a thick dropping consistency.
  12. Fill the doughnuts pans with the batter, divide equally between the cavities.
  13. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the doughnuts are golden brown, risen and firm to the touch.
  14. You can glaze them with a tea sugar glaze or dust them with powdered sugar.
Notes
For the tea glaze, if you're making yourself a cup of tea, pull out a tablespoon of steeped tea and mix with a cup of powdered sugar. Thin out with a teaspoon at a time of tea if needed. Dunk the doughnuts into the glaze and allow to dry on a rack.
Recipe by Coffee and Crumpets at http://www.coffeeandcrumpets.com/tea-doughnuts/