Papanasi are a kind of doughnuts. These are made in the oven and they are healthier that the fried ones, because they are not filled with oil. Combined with a light cream and cherry jam, they are indeed delicious.


  • 180 ml milk
  • 60g butter
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 little package of yeast (40g)
  • 2 eggs
  • 420g all-purpose flower
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar

Serving with:

  • heavy cream
  • jam (cherry)

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm milk.
  2. Add eggs and mix it.
  3. Add flour, sugar, melted butter and salt
  4. Cover the composition with a towel to not dry on the surface and put in a warm place for 1 hour until doubled in volume.
  5. Stretch the dough and cut circles with a little hole to look like a doughnut.
  6. Put them on baking sheet / silicone.
  7. Paint them with egg mixed with milk.(optional)
  8. Let them rise for another hour in the oven at 50ºC.
  9. Increase the heating at 180ºC for about 15-20min.
  10. Serve with jam and cream.


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