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Jam Filled Doughnuts

  1. Pour the milk into a bowl and add the sugar, stir until dissolved.
  2. Add the yeast to the milk and leave to sit until foamy for about 20 minutes.
  3. Place the flour and saltĀ in a bowl and rub the butter in, until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the milk and the egg to the flour and mix until it forms a dough.
  5. Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 10 minutes until it forms a skin and becomes more elastic.
  6. Place the dough in a bowl, cover and leave in a warm place for an hour until its doubled in size.
  7. Knead the dough again to remove the air and divide the dough into 20 pieces, roll each one into a ball.
  8. Place the balls of dough on a lined, greaed baking tray and leave for another hour until the balls have doubled in size.
  9. Place some extra sugar in a bowl and leave to one side.
  10. Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry each ball for 2-3 minutes on each side untl golden.
  11. Drain the doughnuts and dust in the bowl of sugar until coated.
  12. Using a sharp knife, make a hole in the side of each doughnut.
  13. Place the jam into a piping bag and pipe some into the middle of each doughnut through the hole.