How to Make Low Glycemic Ring Donuts for Hanukkah

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How to Make Low Glycemic Ring Donuts for Hanukkah

Hanukkah holiday, also called a Festival of Lights, refers to the miracle of one-day oil supply marvelously burning and giving light for eight days. That’s why, by tradition, it associated with foods fried in oil.

Celebrating Hanukkah is all about eating, and sure enough, we don’t want to miss such opportunity. The question is:  how to enjoy eating yummy Hanukkah meals without gaining extra pounds? The good news is, we can cook them Low GI and miraculously make it through the entire eight days 😉

Here is how I make Low Glycemic  Ring Donuts on Hanukkah

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup of warm water
  • 1 tsp pure fructose
  • ½ of small (5/16 oz/ 8.75g) bag active dry yeast for whole grain flour
  • 5 cups sprouted wheat flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal flour
  • Pinch of salt

Olive oil for deep frying

Directions

  • Combine 1/3 cup of warm water, yeast and fructose. Set aside in a warm place until bubbles appear on the surface.
  • Using a wooden spoon, stir well all the dough ingredients
  • Cover with a cloth and let it stand in a warm place for 3-4 hours
  • Oil you hands, and make small rings or any other desired shape. If the dough is sticky, you may need adding some more sprouted wheat flour
  • Cover with nylon and set to rise for 20-30 minutes
  • Preheat olive oil and fry for about 2 minutes each side
  • Drain on paper towel to remove extra oil

Serve warm with Low Glycemic sweeteners:

  • Agave syrup
  • 100% fruit jam
  • Splenda with cinnamon

Try more Low Glycemic Hanukkah meals:

Zucchini Latkes

Yellow Squash Pancakes

BELESHI

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