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Doughnuts for Hanukkah

  • 500g self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 500g natural yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 drop vanilla extract
  • 3 litres vegetable oil for frying
  • Combine flour, eggs, yogurt, sugar, salt and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Let the dough sit for 30 minutes, it will rise.
  • Form the dough into balls with 5cm diameters.
  • Heat the oil to 190 degrees C in a large pot (or deep fat fryer) over high heat. It is best to use a basket or slotted spoon for deep frying the suphganiot as the oil will be extremely hot. Fry the dough in the oil until they start to crisp up,about 5 minutes. Let the suphganiot cool and drain on kitchen paper.