Asiago-Saffron Doughnuts

Number of servings : 12 doughnuts Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Type of meal : | Desserts

Number of servings : 12 doughnuts

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Type of meal : | Desserts | Desserts

Special diet :

Ingredients

50 ml / 1/4 cup    milk
5 ml / 1 tsp    saffron threads
75 ml / 1/3 cup    all-purpose flour
400 ml / 1 2/3 cups    corn meal
10 ml / 2 tsp    baking powder
5 ml / 1 tsp    sugar
5 ml / 1 tsp    salt
325 ml / 1 1/3 cups / 100 g    grated Asiago cheese
180 ml / 3/4 cup    plain yogurt
2    eggs
As required    oil for deep frying

Directions

In a saucepan, heat the milk and the saffron for a few minutes without boiling. Set aside to cool.

In a bowl, combine the next six ingredients.

In another bowl, combine the saffron milk, yogurt and eggs.

Using a spatula, fold the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients.

In a deep fryer or large pot, heat the oil to 180°C / 350°F.

Fry six large spoonfuls of dough at a time, until golden. Drain on paper towels and keep warm.

Serve immediately.

Nutritional information:

Asiago-Saffron Doughnuts