Doughnut, a favourite of everyone is made and enjoyed in many flavours and glazes all over the world. Here, I am sharing a classic doughnut recipe glazed with Halawa Sauce, giving an Arabic touch to the popular English dessert making it a perfect treat for the season.

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Ingredients                                                                       Quantity
For Doughnuts 
Flour 500 gm
Yeast 20 gm
Sugar 180 gm
Salt 20 gm
Baking powder 20 gm
Butter 100 gm
Egg 2
Milk 400 ml
For Halawa Sauce 
Halawa 200 gm
Milk 100 ml
Flour 50 gm

Method of Preparation 

For Doughnut

  • Mix all the dry ingredients together
  • Add butter and milk
  • Start to mix the dough until the the ingredients combine together
  • Spread the dough as one layer
  • Start to cut by 2 size of round cutter
  • Let the dough to rest for 30 minutes
  • Heat the oil and take the dough one by one and fry it until you get golden brown color.
  • Strain the donuts from the oil and let it to cold

For Halawa Sauce

  • Heat the milk and add Halawa tahenya to the hot milk
  • Whisk the Halawa and milk until it melts
  • Add flour slowly and keep whisking until you get the right consistency
  • Let the sauce get warm
  • Spread the sauce on top of the donuts and serve warm.


About the Contributor 

Ahmed ElGamal 

Alumni, ICCA Scholarship Program, Class of 2017

Chef de Partie , Media One Hotel.

For more interesting recipes, visit Chef Ahmed's YouTube Channel.


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