classic curd donuts Donuts are one of the most loved specieshome baking. Incredibly delicious, lush and ruddy, they are good for breakfast, and for afternoon tea. Donuts in cooking are called round-shaped products, which are usually deep-fried. There are many ways to prepare them, recipes vary in ingredients and cooking technology. Donuts can be prepared from yeast dough, on yogurt, with sour cream, sometimes add different fillings. And cottage cheese donuts are not only tasty, but also useful, since they preserve after cooking all the valuable substances contained in curd: calcium, sodium, phosphorus, essential amino acids, folic acid. They first appeared in Bulgaria and quickly gained popularity throughout the world. Recipes for the preparation of desserts in the form of balls fried in melted fat, were known to the ancient Romans. They called these flour products "globules" and served with poppy and honey. Later, the fat in which different foods were cooked was called a deep-fryer. Professionals recommend using a mixture of fats for it: 40% of any refined vegetable oil and 30% of baked beef and lard. But usually housewives use any one kind of vegetable oil. Before frying the products in deep frying, it should be well heated, placing in a deep saucepan. Products should be immersed in fat completely, it is better to do it with a special spoon or a grid. Deep frying time is no more than 1-2 minutes: this is enough to make the products covered with a uniform golden crust. Ready-made pastries should be put on a paper napkin to remove excess fat. You can also shift the products to a net or a colander and allow the oil to drain. It is very convenient to use an electric fryer. It does not take up much space, but it greatly simplifies the cooking process and saves time. The oil in it heats up to the set temperature, and the sound signal will make it clear that the dish is ready. Usually the deep fryer is equipped with a filter that eliminates unpleasant odors. In addition, the bowl has non-stick coating in most models, which facilitates the care. Preparation of cheese donuts does not take long, the dough kneads easily, quickly and baking is always successful. Here are some of the most interesting recipes for donuts from cottage cheese. cheese donuts with chocolate filling

Donuts home classic

For their preparation, the following products will be required:

  • 400-500 grams of cottage cheese.
  • 4 eggs.
  • 250 g of wheat flour.
  • 2 tbsp. spoons of sugar.
  • 50 g of butter.
  • Vanilla sugar, salt - to taste.
  • Juice and peel 1/2 lemon.
  • Vegetable oil for frying.
  • Sugar powder for sprinkling.

Cottage cheese should be wiped through a sieve (you canpass through the meat grinder), then the donuts are more airy. Melt the butter, add it to the cottage cheese and stir together with the salt and sugar. Drive in eggs, bringing the mass to a homogeneous state. Add lemon juice and zest, cover with flour. Since the cottage cheese is of different consistency depending on moisture and fat content, the amount of flour required for batching may differ from the one indicated in the recipe. Dough for donuts should be elastic and not too steep. From the received weight it is necessary to generate donuts. They can be in the form of balls or in the form of rings. The second method is preferable, since the products are better baked. The oil for frying should be preheated strongly. To make donuts, it must be very hot. To determine the temperature of fat, you need to put a ball of dough or bread in it. If the oil around it boils, and the ball immediately changes color, then the fryer is ready. Fry donuts is supposed to appear golden brown, then put them on a napkin, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve for dessert. Butter in this recipe can be replaced with sour cream. The taste of donuts from this will not change.

Donuts with cinnamon

For the preparation of cottage cheese donuts with cinnamon the following ingredients will be needed:

  • Curd fat - 0,5 kg.
  • Eggs - 2-3 pcs.
  • Sugar - 5 tbsp. spoons.
  • Flour - 2 cups.
  • Cinnamon ground - 1 teaspoon.
  • Soda - 1 teaspoon.
  • Vinegar.
  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying.
  • Sugar powder for decoration.
  • Salt is on the tip of the knife.

Cottage cheese rub through a metal sieve orwhip with a hand blender in order to break all the lumps. Sift flour. Eggs must be beaten into thick foam with sugar and cinnamon. Combine cottage cheese and egg mixture, add soda, slaked vinegar, salt and stir until homogeneous. Pour in the prepared flour and mix a soft, elastic dough. Roll it into sausages and cut into pieces 2-3 cm long, roll them balls or make rings and fry in small portions in a hot oil to golden brown. Then let drain off excess fat and decorate with powdered sugar. Separately, you can serve honey or jam. Instead of hydrated soda, you can add a baking powder, which must first be mixed with sifted flour. curd donuts with dried apricots

Donuts from the curd mass

Prepare very quickly and just melt in the mouth. To prepare donuts with this recipe, the following ingredients are required:

  • Sweet curd mass - 300 g.
  • Egg - 1 pc.
  • Flour - 5 tbsp. spoons.
  • Baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon.
  • Vanillin - 1/2 teaspoon.
  • Salt is on the tip of the knife.
  • Vegetable oil for frying.
  • Powdered sugar - for sprinkling.

Egg and salt mixed with curd mass, addflour, pre-mixed with a baking powder, and vanillin. Stir everything to a homogeneous state. From the test roll balls, then make cakes from them and squeeze out the middle. It turns out two kinds of donuts - rings and round. All fry in a deep-fryer, remove excess oil, put on a dish and sprinkle with powder.

Donuts with stuffing

For a change, donuts are added to the donuts. It can be raisins, nuts, candied fruits, dried fruits, chocolate, jam, condensed milk, pieces of marmalade and much more. Prepare donuts with a filling can be based on any traditional recipe. For example, delicious and original are obtained donuts with jam. To prepare them, you need the following products:

  • Cottage cheese - 500 g.
  • Eggs - 2 pcs.
  • Wheat flour - 2 cups.
  • Sugar - 5 tbsp. spoons.
  • Baking powder - 1 teaspoon.
  • Any jam - 0,5 glasses.
  • Sugar powder - for sprinkling.

Rubbed cottage cheese mixed with sugar, add eggsand sifted flour mixed with a baking powder. Knead the dough to make it homogeneous and soft, roll out sausages, cut them into pieces, from which to form flat cakes. In the center of each put 1/2 teaspoon of jam, edges carefully to protect, so that the filling was inside the ball. Fry in a hot oil until golden brown. Serve with powdered sugar.

Donuts with dried apricots

Such baking turns out fragrant and tasty. The following ingredients are required:

  • Cottage cheese - 0,5 kg.
  • Eggs - 2 pcs.
  • 1 cup of sugar.
  • 2 cups of flour.
  • Soda - 0.5 teaspoon (you can use a baking powder).
  • 3 tbsp. spoons of dried apricots.
  • Vanillin, cinnamon - for 0.5 teaspoon.
  • Salt.
  • Vegetable oil for frying - about 2 cups.
  • Powdered sugar.

Pre-soaked dried apricots for 10-20 minutes andscroll through the meat grinder. Cottage cheese and eggs grind until smooth and mix with sugar. Mix flour with soda and together with salt, vanilla, cinnamon and dried apricots add to the curd mass. Stir well and place for fifteen minutes in the refrigerator. Then roll the balls out of the dough, roll them in flour and fry them in a preheated oil until golden brown. Remove excess fat and serve, sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Donuts with chocolate cream

Nobody will be indifferent to this tender delicacy. Ingredients necessary for the preparation of donuts according to this recipe:

  • Cottage cheese - 250 g.
  • 2 eggs.
  • Sugar - 3 tbsp. spoons.
  • 1 cup of flour.
  • Salt.
  • Baking powder - 2 teaspoons.
  • Vanillin - 1 teaspoon.
  • Powdered sugar.
  • Chocolate paste - 1 glass.

Beat eggs with sugar, combine with salt,cottage cheese and vanillin. Sift the flour, mix with the baking powder and add to the curd mass. Mix until homogeneous and knead a soft, elastic dough. Form a small-sized balls from it and fry the donuts in the deep-fried crust. Put on a napkin to remove excess fat. Then, using a culinary syringe, fill the donuts with chocolate paste, put it on a dish and decorate it with sugar powder. It is worth remembering that vegetable oil for frying should not be reused, the exception is olive oil. It can be used twice, pre-straining.