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NATIONAL CREAM FILLED DONUT DAY – September 14

National Cream Filled Donut Day - September 14

National Cream Filled Donut Day – September 14

NATIONAL CREAM FILLED DONUT DAY

National Cream Filled Donut Day is held annually on September 14th to recognize one of our favorite foods.  Whether you enjoy a vanilla filled, chocolate filled or many of the other varieties, cream filled donuts offer many ways to satisfy your sweet tooth.

CELEBRATE

So go out and enjoy a Cream Filled Donut or make some of your own. Post on social media using #CreamFilledDonutDay to encourage others to do the same.

Cream filled doughnut are made with yeast and butter, filled with your choice of instant pudding.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 packages active dry yeast
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 6 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour (about)
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 4 cups cold milk
  • 2 packages instant pudding (3.4 ounces each)

Preparation:

Scald milk in saucepan; stir in sugar, salt, and butter. Remove from heat and cool to lukewarm. Measure warm water into a large mixing bowl; sprinkle in the yeast and stir until dissolved. Stir in lukewarm milk mixture, eggs, and half of the flour; beat until smooth. Stir in lemon peel and remaining flour to make a soft dough; mix well.Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead for about 8 minutes, until smooth and elastic. Place in a buttered bowl, turning to grease all sides. Cover and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, for about 45 minutes, until doubled in bulk. Punch down and turn out onto lightly floured surface. Divide dough in half. Roll out half into a large round, 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured doughnut cutter, with center section removed. Place doughnuts on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
Cover and let rise in a warm place, free from draft, until doubled in bulk, about 30 minutes. Fry in deep hot fat, 365°, until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels; cool thoroughly before filling.While doughnuts are cooling, pour milk into a deep bowl. Add pudding mix and beat until well blended, about 1 minute. Refrigerate for at least 5 to 10 minutes. Spoon pudding into a pastry tube with wide nozzle and pip into the cooled doughnuts. Sprinkled filled doughnuts with confectioners’ sugar. Refrigerate until served,
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HISTORY
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Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Creme Filled Donut Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.

Research Credit – www.wikipedia.org

Recipe Credit – http://southernfood.about.com/od/doughnutsandfritters/r/bl30618s.htm

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