How to make homemade donuts in 15 minutes


I have tried so many versions of homemade glazed doughnuts, và this recipe finally came out just lượt thích the ones at my favorite donut shop. Perfect!





Homemade glazed doughnuts are the sweet, pillowy answer khổng lồ "what's for dessert?" This top-rated doughnut recipe boasts a light, buttery taste with a perfectly decadent glaze that's finger-licking good. Learn how lớn make your own bakery-style treats right here.

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How khổng lồ Make Doughnuts

Indulge in delicious homemade doughnuts anytime with this easy-to-follow recipe. You'll find the full recipe below with step-by-step instructions, but here's what you can expect when you make this top-rated recipe:

Start by sprinkling yeast over warm water to lớn activate, then địa chỉ flour, sugar, salt, milk, shortening, & eggs khổng lồ create the dough. Knead the dough until smooth, cover it, và allow it to lớn rise until doubled in size.

Roll the dough out to lớn a ½ inch thickness before using a doughnut cutter to lớn create a shape. Let the doughnuts rise a second time before deep-frying & glazing.

How to Make Glaze for Doughnuts

Melt butter in a medium saucepan, then stir in confectioners' sugar và vanilla extract until smooth. Showroom hot water (one tablespoon at a time) until the desired consistency is achieved. The mixture should be thin, but not watery.

How to lớn Store Glazed Doughnuts

Glazed doughnuts will last one khổng lồ two days at room temperature. Cover them with paper or foil and store them in a cool, dry environment for best results. Refrigerated doughnuts will last up lớn a week.

Can You Freeze Glazed Doughnuts?

Yes, unfilled glazed doughnuts can be frozen for two to three months. Place the doughnuts in a single layer on a large baking sheet for at least four hours before transferring them lớn a freezer-safe bag. Reheat in the microwave.

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"This recipe is super easy," shares trang chủ cook Elena. "I used cookie cutters & made heart- and flower-shaped bite-sized donuts. They are amazing! My family loved them."

"My 4-year-old wasn"t impressed with the waiting between steps, but it was well worth it," says reviewer Caitlin. "Super tasty and so many leftovers! I"m gonna have to try freezing some."

"The donuts came out light và fluffy," raves Cecilia. "Great even before the filling and icing. Definitely will make it again. Yummm."

2 (.25 ounce) envelopes active dry yeast

¼ cup warm water (105 khổng lồ 115 degrees)

1 ½ cups lukewarm milk

½ cup white sugar

1 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

⅓ cup shortening

5 cups all-purpose flour

1 quart vegetable oil for frying

⅓ cup butter

2 cups confectioners' sugar

1 ½ teaspoons vanilla

4 tablespoons hot water or as needed

In a large bowl, set together the yeast mixture, milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening, và 2 cups of the flour. Phối for a few minutes at low speed, or stirring with a wooden spoon. Beat in remaining flour 1/2 cup at a time, until the dough no longer sticks lớn the bowl. Knead for about 5 minutes, or until smooth và elastic. Place the dough into a greased bowl, & cover. Set in a warm place khổng lồ rise until double. Dough is ready if you touch it, và the indention remains.

Turn the dough out onto a floured surface, & gently roll out to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with a floured doughnut cutter. Let doughnuts sit out lớn rise again until double. Cover loosely with a cloth.

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Remove from heat, and stir in hot water one tablespoon at a time until the icing is somewhat thin, but not watery. Set aside.

Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large heavy skillet to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Slide doughnuts into the hot oil using a wide spatula. Turn doughnuts over as they rise to the surface. Fry doughnuts on each side until golden brown. Remove from hot oil, lớn drain on a wire rack. Dip doughnuts into the glaze while still hot, and set onto wire racks lớn drain off excess. Keep a cookie sheet or tray under racks for easier clean up.


Editor"s chú ý

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time và temperature, ingredient density, và the specific type of oil used.