RECIPES

Stout Doughnut Holes

Donuts and beer, a surefire combination dad will love.

Donuts and beer, a surefire combination dad will love.  (Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants)

  • Prep Time

    45min

  • Cook Time

    45min

  • Total Time

    1hr 30min

  • Servings

    16

Hey moms, here is a sweet and salty treat from Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants to make especially for your dad or husband on Father's Day!

Ingredients

For the Doughnuts

  • 1/2 ounce fresh yeast
  • 1 cup stout beer
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • 2 3/4 cup all-purpose-flour

For the Bacon Jam

  • 1 pound bacon
  • 2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 onions diced
  • 3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup stout beer

For the Salted Caramel Glaze

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Step 1:

  • Dissolve yeast in warm beer (make sure beer is 100-120 degrees).

Step 2:

  • Add flour and sugar and mix in mixer with dough hook attachment.

Step 3:

  • Add vanilla and egg yolks one at a time allowing eggs to incorporate into dough.

Step 4:

  • Add cream and butter mixing well slowly increasing speed to high. When dough pulls away from side it is ready.

Step 5:

  • Cover dough in a bowl and keep in at room temperature and allow to rise and double in size.

Step 6:

  • Portion dough and roll into small balls about an oz in weight.

Step 7:

  • Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet and cover.

Step 8:

  • Refrigerate for one hour, then deep fry at 350 degrees until golden brown.

Step 1:

  • Cook bacon and onions together in a pot until slightly brown.

Step 2:

  • Add beer, balsamic and sugar.

Step 3:

  • Reduce heat to low and continue to cook until slightly thick (about 30 minutes)

Step 4:

  • Using a blender, blend mixture until smooth and thick.

Step 5:

  • Cool and mixture will thicken as it cools.

Step 6:

  • Once cooled you can fill doughnut holes with bacon Jam using a piping bag.

Step 1:

  • Stir sugar, 2 tablespoons water and corn syrup in heavy medium saucepan over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves.

Step 2:

  • Increase heat; boil without stirring until syrup turns deep amber. Remove from heat.

Step 3:

  • Whisk in cream, salt, butter and vanilla (be careful for bubbling caramel).

Step 4:

  • Place pan over low heat and stir until sauce thickens.