Spiderweb-doughnuts

Spooky spider-web doughnuts

Our recipe is for orange iced doughnuts, but reverse the colours and make black ones, too

By , 13 October 2017

(3 votes)

Spooky spider-web doughnuts
  • 1 Hour

  • Serves: 15

Nutritional Info
Each 57g serving contains
  • Energy

    713KJ

    170KCAL

    9%
  • Fat

    3.8g

    med

    5%
  • Saturates

    1.9g

    med

    10%
  • Sugars

    11.9g

    med

    13%
  • Salt

    0.05g

    low

    1%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1251kJ/299kcal.
Ingredients
  • 200g Asda Wholemeal Bread Flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1tbsp caster sugar
  • 25g unsalted butter
  • 7g sachet Asda Easy Bake Yeast
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 75ml skimmed milk
  • 75g icing sugar
  • Black food colouring
  • Orange food colouring
Method
  • Put the flour and sugar into a large mixing bowl. Use your fingertips to rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs, then stir in the yeast. Mix in the egg.

  • Heat the milk in a pan until it is warm, not hot. Add to the flour and mix with a wooden spoon until it comes together as a soft dough. Tip onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 mins until it is smooth and elastic. Return the dough to the bowl, cover with a clean tea towel and leave to rise in a warm place for 1 hr or until doubled in size.

  • Tip the dough out, knead for 1 min until smooth, then divide into 15 pieces.

  • Roll each piece into a 10cm-long sausage. Pinch either end together to create a ring. Line a baking tray with baking paper and arrange the doughnuts 5cm apart. Cover with a clean tea towel. Leave to rise for 30 mins.

  • Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Bake the doughnuts for 10-12 mins until risen and golden. Cool fully.

  • Meanwhile, mix the icing sugar with a little water until you have a smooth, thick paste. Put a quarter of the icing in a separate bowl, colour with black food colouring and place in a piping bag.

  • Colour the remaining icing orange and spread onto the cooled doughnuts. Use the black icing to pipe a spider-web shape onto the doughnuts and leave to set before serving.