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Old Fashion Cake Doughnut with chai tea ice cream and summer berries
Executive Chef Jordan Coffey, American Harvest Eatery
FOR THE DOUGHNUT
2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup milk
FOR THE ICE CREAM
1 tub store bought vanilla ice cream
1.5 cups chai soy milk
In a mixer, cream the butter and sugar together. Then, add the cream and milk and incorporate. Then, add the dry ingredients and the vanilla and mix again until it forms a dough. Remove the dough form the mixer and kneed on a floured surface until smooth. Wrap in plastic and let sit one hour in fridge.
-On a floured surface roll the dough into a sheet about a half inch thick. Cut into circle shapes with a cookie cutter.
-Let ice cream sit at room temp for about 15 minutes, then in a mixer slowly whip the ice cream and tea together. Freeze again and it is ready to serve.
TO COMPLETE THE DISH
-In a deep pan heat canola oil to 350 degrees, a deep fryer will also work. Drop in the doughnut and fry 2 minutes, then flip the doughnut and fry another 2 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar and top with any berries that you like.
This recipe aired 10/09/12.