Laager Rooibos-glazed Doughnuts


Laager Rooibos-glazed Doughnuts

By: @withlovefromthetwins Lebo and Tebo Ndala


Doughnut Ingredients:

·  ¼ cup Laager Pure Rooibos tea

·  ¾ cup milk

·  1 pkt instant yeast

·  1 egg

·  3 Tbls unsalted butter, softened

·  ¼ cup castor sugar

·  ½ tsp salt

·  3 ½ to 3 ¾ cups flour

·  Oil for frying


Doughnut Method:

1.  Heat milk in the microwave for 45 seconds until warm. Add in the yeast and stir gently. Leave it to sit for 5-10 minutes until foamy.

2.  In a mixer, beat together the yeast mix, cold tea, eggs, butter, sugar and salt until combined.

3.  Switch to a dough hook, and gradually add in the flour until a soft ball forms.

4.  Knead for 4 minutes. Place into a clean, oiled bowl and cover. Allow dough to double in size (about 1 hour).

5.  On a floured surface, roll the dough out to ½ inch thick. Use a doughnut cutter to cut dough into doughnut shapes.

6.  Place doughnuts on a lined baking tray. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and leave to rise another hour.

7.  Heat oil to 175-180°C in a deep pot. Fry doughnuts for about 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove carefully and drain on a paper towel.

8.  To serve, dip doughnuts in the glaze and set them on a rack.


Laager Rooibos Glaze Ingredients:

·  1 cup icing sugar

·  2 Tbls strongly brewed Laager Pure Rooibos tea, cooled


Laager Rooibos Glaze Method:

1.  Mix the icing sugar with tea to make the glaze. Add more tea for a thinner consistency or more icing sugar if the glaze is too thin.

2.  Pour over doughnuts and serve. is an award-winning Digital Media, Marketing, and Advertising Company (with Influence) est. 2015, with a global reach of over 1 million

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