Bofrot (Ghanian Donuts)
Deep fried donut
Prep Time
20min
Passive Time
6hours
Prep Time
20min
Passive Time
6hours
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Dissolve 1 cup of sugar in the luke warm water and set aside. Next dissolve yeast in 1 tbsp of water and set aside, you will notice after a few minute it will get frothy.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add 5 cups of flour, then add salt cinnamon, nutmeg and mix dry with a spoon.
  3. Add sugar and water mixture to flour, add egg, vanilla, all of the butter, evaporated milk and yeast, using your hand mix well until smooth, you could also use a flat beater, or hand mixer. Do not over mix
  4. You want the dough to be sticky but on the thicker side. Cover with plastic wrap or kitchen towel.
  5. Place in warm place and let rise.
  6. Once dough has risen to top of bowl depending on bowl size. In a deep medium non stick sauce pan heat oil on medium heat. To make sure oil is ready place a tiny piece of dough in oil, if it starts to float its ready.
  7. Fry by taking about 1/4 cup into your hand forming into a ball with your hand and slowly dropping them in oil, place in as many as you can. Use a chopstick to turn them over, make sure not to burn, lower heat if you need to about 5 min, take one out and cut in the middle, if middle is not cooked, adjust cooking time or heat. Once they are ready too come out place on paper towel to soak up some of the oil. you can sprinkle on powdered sugar, or eat by itself or with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and as we like it in ghana with ( hausa koko) which is a spicy corn porridge. Enjoy and let me know what you think. Thanks, this african