Krispy kreme copycat donuts
The best krispy kreme recipe ever! These donuts are soft, creamy, fluffy, light and just delicious. The dough is not your typical overly sticky donut dough which just makes this recipe even better
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Pic credit :@naeema_mia
2 1⁄4 teaspoons instant yeast
1⁄2 cup warm water (120 mls)
1⁄4 cup evaporated milk (60 mls)
1⁄4 cup butter or shortening (60 mls)
1 large egg
1⁄4 cup sugar (50 grams)
2 1⁄2 (maybe more) cups all purpose flour (315 grams or more)
1 teaspoons salt
1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
In bowl, add yeast to warm water and 1⁄2 teaspoon of sugar. Rest until it starts to bubble.
Add in evaporated milk, butter, eggs, sugar and vanilla.
Whish the flour and salt together and add to liquids in 1⁄2 cup
increments until a soft, slightly sticky dough has formed. Dough should
be easy to handle and should not stick to a clean finger tip when
Place dough in oiled bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Rise for 1 1⁄2 - 2 hours or until doubled in size.
Once doubled, punch down and roll out into a circle. Cut donuts with donut cutter.
Place donuts on a floured tray, cover with plastic wrap and rise for 1⁄2 hour until puffy.
Heat oil to about (365F) vegetable, canola or shortening can be used.
Carefully lower the donuts into oil, not more than 2 to 3 at a time. Fry each side for about a minute or until golden brown.
Remove donuts and place on kitchen towels, flipping it onto each side a few times to dry the oil. Place onto a cooling tray.
Glaze and serve warm.
Recipe may be doubled
1 cup powdered sugar (125 grams)
1 - 2 tablespoons water
1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Whisk ingredients together and dip warm donuts in half way
INFO / TIPS
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