Yeasted Doughnuts with Matcha Frosting

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2020

The plush, tender chew and satiny glaze of freshly fried doughnuts is irresistible. The satisfaction of making them yourself is unbeatable.

SERVES Makes 12 doughnuts

TIME 1¾ hours, plus 10 hours resting

Yeasted Doughnuts with Matcha Frosting

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our yeasted doughnuts are moist but light with a tender chew and restrained sweetness, thanks to a careful balance of fat, sugar, and moisture in the dough. We chilled the dough overnight—a step called cold fermentation—so that it was faste...

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