Bomboloni di Banana (Cream Filled Banana Donuts)
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Serves six Servings

Ingredients

  • For Vanilla Custard

    • 6 egg yolks
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • 1 ounce unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • For Banana Donuts

    • 6 egg yolks
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • 1 ounce unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 6 ripe bananas
    • 1 pound ricotta cheese
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 4 teaspoons baking soda
    • 2 cups all purpose flour
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 quarts Canola oil

Preparation

Baking Directions:

1. To make vanilla custard: Whisk egg yolks until smooth in a small mixing bowl. 2. Combine sugar, flour, and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; remove from heat. 3. Temper a little of the hot milk into the beaten egg yolks then add the entire mixture to the saucepan. Bring to a boil again, stirring constantly. 4. Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla, set aside to cool; chill well. 5. To make banana donuts: In a large mixing bowl, combine bananas, ricotta, salt, vanilla, cinnamon, baking soda, flour and eggs. Mix until smooth to form dough. 6. Drop heaping spoonfuls of dough into hot oil at 375° and cook until golden brown. 7. Remove donuts from hot oil, drain on paper towels for a moment, roll in cinnamon sugar, and fill with vanilla custard. Serve immediately.