Cinnamon Doughnuts with Chocolate Olive Oil Sauce and Berries recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.
These tasty cinnamon doughnuts are made even more decadent with a luxurious chocolate olive oil sauce. They’re a must for your next dinner party.
3 tbs. caster sugar
1 vanilla bean, seeds removed
250g plain flour, sifted
½ sachet of dried yeast (3.5g)
Zest of ½ an orange
¾ cup sugar
1 tbs. cinnamon
1 punnet of berries (any of your choice)
Light olive oil from Spain, for deep-frying
Chocolate olive oil sauce
200ml Spanish extra virgin olive oil
300g good quality dark cooking chocolate
400ml pouring cream
1 For the donuts, lightly whisk eggs, caster sugar and vanilla bean in a large bowl. Add the milk and combine. Now add the flour, yeast and orange zest and stir until well combined. Rest batter for 15 minutes.
2 Heat oil in a saucepan or deep fryer until it reaches approximately 180C. Spoon the donut mixture into a piping bag. Carefully pipe small dollops of mixture into the oil and fry for a few minutes until golden brown all over.
3 Drain donuts on absorbent paper and then toss the donuts in the combined sugar and cinnamon mixture while they are still hot.
4 For the chocolate olive oil sauce, gently melt the chocolate
over a double boiler. Once the chocolate has melted remove from the heat
and slowly pour in the extra virgin olive oil from Spain. Continue
mixing until it is well combined. Whip the cream to just under soft
peaks and then add to the melted chocolate and olive oil mixture. Very
gently fold in until combined.
To serve, spoon the chocolate in the centre of the plate. Top with a few donuts per person and scatter with berries.