My cooking career started in the morning as a breakfast man. It was followed by a stint at pastry, only then getting the opportunity to be a full time chef. But today, it's baking that makes me most happy. And baking for breakfast brings me full swing back to early days. Fried cakes, particularily doughnuts are a favorite.
Whether it's jelly filled Berliners or glazed doughnuts, I love them all. Particularly cider donuts, which are cake-like, using baking powder and reduced apple cider. Recently, lacking all the ingredients for my standard Army recipe donuts, I Googled for a recipe, finding something good on smittenkitchens blog. My only adaption was not frying them Crisco. Anyway, here they are – and next time, I'll try blueberry. Enjoy these photos for now.