Frosted donuts - video recipe!

15 servings
4 hours
20 min
Make donuts as good as any baker's and decorate them as you want!


Number of serving: 15
2.75 cups flour

2 tsp dried yeast

1/4 cup warm milk

1/4 cup water

2 tsp salt

1/4 cup sugar

1 ounce softened butter

The frosting

2 egg whites

1.5 cups icing sugar

food coloring

sugar ornaments


  • Step 1 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Pour the yeast in the warm milk and leave it a few seconds.
  • Step 2 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    In a bowl, put the flour, the sugar and the salt, and dig a hole in the middle. Pour the yeast+milk mix, the water and add the eggs.
  • Step 3 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Knead until the dough gets smooth.
  • Step 4 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Keep kneading, and gradually add the softened butter. Knead until the dough is no longer sticking to the edges of the bowl. Leave to swell at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Step 5 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Degas the dough, meaning apply some pressure on it to get the air out. Put in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Step 6 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Degas again, then roll it out on a floured table. It should be 1/3 inch thick. Cut 3 inches diameter cirlces in it, and put them on a baking tray.
  • Step 7 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    With a smaller cookie cutter, make the donuts holes. Then, leave to swell for 1 hour at room temperature.
  • Step 8 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Fry in an oil bath, at 335°F (170°C) if possible. Leave 2 minutes per side, then put them on paper towels.
  • Step 9 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    The frosting :
    Start to beat the egg whites, and when they start to foam, gradually add the icing sugar. It should form a peak when you take the whisk out.
  • Step 10 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Dip each donut into the frosting (you can colour it), and spread it evenly with a spoon or a spatula.
  • Step 11 - Frosted donuts - Video recipe!
    Sprinkle with sugar ornaments. There you are, your donuts are ready!




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