Homemade Sugar Glazed Doughnuts

Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Breakfast Ideas Homemade Sugar Glazed Doughnuts

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      Homemade Sugar Glazed Doughnuts

      This is my go-to recipe for holidays when I want to make something special for the family. These are easy to make but a little time consuming, like any decent yeast recipe. They’re worth it though.

      What’s In It:

      1 cup warm milk

      1/3 cup sugar

      1 package instant yeast

      2 large eggs, beaten

      1 1/3 stick melted butter (not hot, just melted)

      1 tablespoon Vanilla

      4 cup All Purpose Flour

      pinch of salt

      Oil, for frying

      Add sugar to the warm milk (around 110 degrees), and stir until the sugar is dissolved.

      Add the yeast, and allow to rest around 10 minutes. Combine the eggs with the butter and vanilla in the bowl of a stand mixer.

      Mix on medium low speed with the dough hook until well combined. After the 10 minutes have passed on the yeast, add the mixture to the butter/egg combination, and mix for a few minutes. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and salt Begin adding the flour, one half cup at a time, until it is all incorporated.

      Use a medium speed for this. Do not over knead, dough will be a bit sticky.

      Remove dough from the mixer, and place in a greased bowl. Cover tightly and refrigerate for 4-5 hours, or overnight is you wish.

      Roll out the dough to 1/3 to 1/5 inch thickness. Cut with a doughnut cutter (or biscuit cutter) Place cut doughnuts on parchment, and allow to rise in a warm place until very airy and light.

      Heat oil to 350/360, and drop doughnuts in one at a time.

      Cooking time will vary based on the heat of your oil, but 15 seconds per side worked for me.

      Remove from oil and pat with paper towels. Continue until all doughnuts are fried.

      Dip in glaze. Allow to dry. Dip again, if desired.

      Serve and enjoy!

      Doughnut Glaze
      4 cups powdered sugar
      3/4 teaspoon salt
      2 teaspoons vanilla
      2/3 cup milk

      Stir all ingredients together until well combined, then dip the hot cooked donuts in it

    • #464320

      They do look yummy! I’ve been craving doughnuts! LOL!

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Breakfast Ideas Homemade Sugar Glazed Doughnuts