But, French Crullers are lovely fluted, ring-shaped doughnuts made from pâte à choux that’s fried and then dipped in a sweet glaze. When the oil is hot, place one cruller at a time in the oil, paper side up. 1.7k. I usually order these Ateco 18-inch bags from Amazon. Remove the paper with tongs. xo. I only make these when there are other people over to share them with because otherwise my husband, daughters and I eat waaaaaaay too many of them. Shyla – this comment totally made me smile. Hmmm…. Hi, i’m a very big fan of these recipe. This French crullers recipe comes from baking expert Edd Kimber. I like to use disposable pastry bags because I think cleaning them is kind of a pain in the you-know-what. And, I’d love to know what you think of these after you make them! I’ve heard from a couple of readers that the amount of salt in this recipe is a bit high for their personal taste. https://ofbatteranddough.com/french-cruller-doughnut-recipe ★☆ I’m going to add a note in the recipe with your instructions so other doughnut makers with air fryers can try it too! Left out lemon zest and only used 1 ts of salt but these were amazing! © Of Batter and Dough. 3. No other reason required. Add all glaze ingredients to a small bowl and stir to combine. Its a unique mold thatll make your products stand out from So, Aunt Em thought they were screw ups, but at least they got a Cruller out of it. im thinking of making these, but i don’t love super fried tasting donuts. xo. After 2-3 minutes, a thick film should have formed over the bottom of the pan and the dough should feel smooth. xo. If you want to republish this recipe, please re-write the recipe in your own words, or link back to this post for the recipe. Dump the dough into the bowl of an electric standing mixer and use the spoon to spread it out into a somewhat thin layer, covering the bottom of the bowl and moving a few inches up the sides. The paper will automatically separate from the oil, and the cruller will float on the hot oil, bubbling away. These are much lighter than regular doughnuts. Here’s how I do it: Put 1 Tbsp of vegetable oil in a small bowl. xo. Let me explain. Piping dough from a pastry bag fitted with a star tip makes However, I haven’t tried baking them, so can’t say for sure. If you give this recipe a try, let me know! Please let me know if there’s anything else I can do to help. The above recipe makes 9 or 10 French Crullers, depending on how thick your piping is. Thank you!! These crullers, one of my family's favorites, are the latter. Drain/cook on a wire cooling rack. I’d suggest baking one or two in a 375 degree oven to test it. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Also when making choux dough, I wait til it has cooled for about ten minutes or so before adding eggs, one at a time. Continue to fry until they are browned all over and feel firm, about 2-3 minutes. Yes – I don’t see any reason why a hand mixer wouldn’t work. They might look like special occasion pastry, but they’re as easy to make as waffles. Let cool, uncovered, until the dough is just slightly warm – about 15 minutes. Hi Joyce! *drool* This mold would have a nice massage bar like effect on skin too. French Desserts Köstliche Desserts Delicious Desserts Yummy Food Dessert Recipes French Food French Donuts French … Add the egg whites, a little at a time, until the paste becomes smooth and glossy and will hold a slight peak when pinched with your fingers. I hope you make them! Fry on each side until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Otherwise it has a good texture. Remove, dip in glaze, and cool on a rack until the glaze has set. Reduce heat to 350 F degrees & bake for 20 minutes more (maybe longer). Set the air fryer to 380F and preheat for a couple minutes. Beat on medium speed until the eggs have been fully incorporated into the dough, stoping to scrape down the sides of the bowl as necessary. Do you have a thermometer that will measure heat that high? These would probably turn out if baked… it is, after all, just a chop pastry dough, the same kind of pastry dough that you make eclairs out of, which are baked. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the 3rd egg to the dough. I had some troubles while making these. You are obviously doing something wrong. Fry for about 2 minutes, at which point the crullers should be well puffed and have a little browning. Aunt Em offered Hunk, Hickory and Zeke a cruller after scolding them for being “three shiftless farmhands”. And, it will be baked in my brand new double oven! 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