Honolulu's Famous Leonard's Bakery Malasada Recipe! I love malasadas!!!!! :o) I cannot wait to try, I know they won't be as good when I make them, but i'll try anything since I'm on the mainland!
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A malasada is sort of like a doughnut without the hole. We fry generously-sized balls of dough until the crust is golden brown with a light and fluffy inside. Because our dough is made with the finest ingredients, you get a malasada with a sweet toasted flavor, both crunchy and chewy. Leonard's Bakery in Honolulu, www.leonardshawai...
Malasadas There's a recipe here for Easy Malasadas. I've tried similar recipes and they're not that great. Not light enough- I think it's the lack of yeast. Here's a link to a recipe from when Food Network went to Leonard's in Hawaii. www.foodnetwork.c...
Honolulu's Famous Leonard's Bakery Malasada Recipe 2 of 2 Cover, let raise til double. Turn dough over but do not punch down. Cover + let raise again. Heat oil to 375 ° + drop dough - tsp. full into oil + cook til brown. Shake in brown bag with sugar. Best when hot.
These mini doughnut muffins look like malasadas or doughnut holes. No frying here, these were baked in a mini muffin pan.
Portuguese Malasadas 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 6 eggs 6 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying 2 cups white sugar
Tex Drive In has great food, but I put it on this list because of the malasadas the sell. A malasada is a sweet donut rolled in sugar. Tex has the best and we don't drive through Honoka'a without stopping to pick up a batch. This place is right next to the botanical gardens, so you can take a pleasant walk after you eat.