Peanut Butter and Jelly Donut Sandwiches

TOTAL TIME: 20 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 16 donut triangles
LEVEL: Intermediate

ingredients

SANDWICHES:
  • 8 slices white bread (or your choice of cinnamon swirl, raisin, apple, etc.)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 4 to 6 teaspoons grape jelly (or your choice of jelly, jam, or preserves)
BATTER:
  • 1 quart canola oil (approximately, as needed for deep-frying)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions

Lay out the slices of bread and spread approximately 1 tablespoon peanut butter on each of 4 slices and approximately 1 teaspoon jelly on each of the other 4 slices. Pair them together to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
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Heat canola oil in a deep-fryer to 375 degrees F. Mix flour, cornstarch, and baking powder and add energy drink in a stream while whisking constantly. Dip sandwiches into the batter or ladle batter over them.

Deep-fry until golden brown. Drain on paper toweling. Mix cinnamon and sugar in a bowl and sift onto fried sandwiches while they are still hot. Slice the donut sandwiches into diagonal quarters while still warm, and serve.
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