Friday, July 23, 2010

Homemade Donuts

How would you like to make yummy, yummy donuts like the ones above? Paula Deen taught me and she can teach you too! Although, it is not hard at all! Very easy and only takes just a few short minutes of your time. Here is the recipe:


  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 5 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cans large buttermilk biscuits
  • Colored sprinkles
  • Chocolate sprinkles


Heat 2 inches oil in a large pot or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F.

In a shallow bowl, stir together the ground cinnamon and sugar and set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 cup of confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons of milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, set aside. This is the vanilla icing. In another bowl, whisk together 1 cup of confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and 3 tablespoons of milk and set aside. This is the chocolate icing.

Lay out the biscuits on a cutting board and with a 1 1/2-inch round cookie or biscuit cutter, cut out a hole from the middle of each biscuit. Fry them in the oil until golden and then flip with tongs to fry the other side. You can even fry the donut holes. Drain on paper towels and then toss in the cinnamon-sugar or ice and decorate with sprinkles, as desired.


gfcfmomofmany said...

Yummy looking! I was just talking with the kids about making donuts for breakfast. Sadly I must keep looking we are gluten free.

God bless
Heather Laurie

Kerri said...

Okay, had me at donuts! Newest follower here. ;o)

Lisa said...

Saying hi from NFF...oh wow, those look amazing! Hubby is always begging me to let him make doughtnuts and I say no because once we do, we'll want to do it all the time! I LOVE doughnuts!

Bree said...

What a fun thing to do every now and again :)- thanks!

Christy {Home-Mom} said...

yeah my kinda of recipe, we've done this but slightly variated I guess. I love paula dean so we're on the same page.
thank you for hopping with me and sharing the iFiH-badge

Lolo said...

All I have to say is YUM! Here from Bee Funny Friday follow!