Creme Brulee Doughnuts


Recipe: Crème Brulèe Doughnuts

Summary: This clever twist on the classic French dessert, Crème Brulee, is incredibly moreish and will make the perfect add-on to afternoon tea. Is designer doughnuts the new cupcake?


    • For the doughnuts:
    • 1 sachet dried active yeast
    • 30ml warm water (ml is on your measuring cup)
    • 175ml lukewarm milk
    • 1/3 cup or 50g caster sugar
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 1 egg
    • 3 1/2 tbsp or 45g unsalted butter
    • 2 1/2 cups or 350g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • For the custard filling:
    • 140ml milk
    • ½ tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 2 1/2 tbsp 30g caster sugar
    • 3 3/4 teaspoon or 10g flour
    • 3 3/4 teaspoon or 10g cornflour
    • 140ml double cream, whipped
    • For the topping:
    • 2 cups or 250g icing sugar

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Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 30 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 10

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