Guenilles - Auvergne Doughnuts Recipe
Guenilles - Auvergne Doughnuts
Flavors of the Auvergne
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

"Guenilles" means rags, because the shape of these doughnuts from the Auvergne is reminiscent of strips of cloth.

For 6-8 servings

- 500 g (1 lb. 2 oz.) flour
- 60 g (2 oz.) fine sugar
- 100 g (3 1/2 oz.) butter
- 4 eggs
- icing sugar
- fine salt
  1. Sift the flour into a bowl. Add the sugar and a pinch of salt, followed by the softened butter, cut into cubes, and then the eggs.
  2. Mix to a smooth dough.
  3. Roll the dough out to a 5 mm (1/4") thickness and cut into strips.
  4. Fry in hot oil.
  5. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with icing sugar.
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