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Makes approx 24 doughnuts     Hot Cold Vegetarian Cakes Baked Fayre Dairy Free Eggless Tunisia Nth Africa North African

3 Eggs
60ml/2fl.oz. Vegetable Oil
60ml/2fl.oz. Orange Juice
2 tbsp freshly Grated or desiccated Coconut
50g/2oz Sugar
250g/9oz Plain Flour
1 teasp Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking soda)
Vegetable Oil for deep frying
For the Syrup
225g/8oz Sugar
480ml/16fl.oz. Water
2 tbsp Lemon Juice
240ml/8fl.oz. Honey


1. Place the eggs, oil, orange juice, 1 tablespoon of the coconut, and sugar in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.

2. Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl then sift in flour and baking soda and knead to a soft dough, adding a little water if necessary. Cover bowl and set aside to rest for 1 hour.

3. Just before you are ready to cook the doughnuts, make the syrup by placing the sugar, water and lemon juice in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring and cook until the sugar dissolves.

4. Reduce the heat then stir in the honey and the remaining 1 tablespoon of the coconut and simmer for 10 minutes. Keep warm.

5. Heat the deep fat fryer to 180C/350F.

6. Form the dough into balls about the size of a large walnut, then flatten slightly and punch a hole through centre using your finger which has been dipped in four.

7. Deep fry a few doughnuts at a time for about 4 minutes until golden brown on all sides. Drain on Kitchen paper.

8. Dip each doughnut into the warm syrup and serve immediately.



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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

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