Donuts for breakfast, lunch and tea :)

November 3, 2010 § 6 Comments


For some strange reasons my son started asking for donuts since Monday. It is strange because we don’t eat or keep donuts in our house. Not because we don’t like donuts..in fact me and my hubby love them so much that we can’t exercise any control whatsoever. So, we were dealing with this temptation by living a donut free life 🙂 Easier said than done, specially if you have a toddler at home. But somehow we have been so busy that a quick run to the market for a box of donuts just did not happen..therefore finally today AFTER 10 YEARS I decided to make donuts for my son..sigh!

Yes, you read it right..the last time I made a fresh batch of donuts was way back in 1999. I used to make them every Friday evening as a treat for my siblings, but then once I went to college and later started working full time..I had no time for making donuts and baking cakes etc.

Anyways, I am glad I still remember the recipe and was able to make my son so happy 🙂 We went a little donut-crazy, and had them for breakfast, some at lunch and the rest we ate up at tea time with his father 🙂

I have a feeling that I will be making these on a regular basis now 🙂

Donuts for breakfast, lunch and tea..

My son arranged these donuts on our favourite plate 🙂

It was a beautiful experience for me..to make something with my son which I used to make with my youngest sister ten years back..he had a great time playing with the dough I gave him..rolling it out and cutting out shapes using cookie cutters. Too bad I was too busy to take any pictures. This reminds me of a recent survey on IKEA’s website..about children’s play called Play Report. I don’t find it surprising that kids love to cook and bake with parents more than any other play activity. I think it is the best opportunity to bond with your child. It gives them a sense of accomplishment, and the skills they learn over the years help them live an independent life.

So get cooking in the kitchen with your kids. If you are worried about the mess (I know I am), then keep the activity in the earlier part of the day so you can clean up before meals time 🙂 Enjoy life, have a donut 🙂

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§ 6 Responses to Donuts for breakfast, lunch and tea :)

  • Erum says:

    I am loving the smallest donut on plate 🙂

  • MA Jan says:

    wow they look so delightful and delicious. what else I can say. we ( Koko and me) are coming to Australia Inshallah by end November/early December. they ( I mean donuts) can not be kept for that long so you have to bake fresh ones for us.and you know how big a voracious eater I am. a dozen will do without causing permanent damage to my digestive system ( which is already in dire need of reconditioning). already looking forward to those mouth watering little …… ( for want of a better word)…. goodies.

  • Maryawrites says:

    Send some my way too. 🙂

  • Soofia Tariq says:

    they look delicious mashallah! I baked cupcakes with Aalaa recently, it was fun! Can i bother u 4 the recipe pls?

  • amna says:

    Thank you everyone for your sweet comments 🙂
    The little ones were made by Abdullah, they were from the “holes” of donuts, and instead of rolling them out again I just gave them to my son to roll them into small balls 🙂
    Mamoo we are all so eagerly waiting for your arrival..we have big plans and donuts, cakes and brownies are all a part of it 🙂

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