Heavenly Glazed Donuts


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Heavenly Glazed Donuts

A Heavenly Glazed Donut Recipe~A perfect ending to Sista’s Dish Valentines Week Lineup!  Click see more… to see how easy it is to prepare “Glazed Donuts” at home in your kitchen!

Heavenly Glazed Donuts


2 pkgs. instant/rapid rise yeast

¼ cup, plus 1 teaspoon very warm water

1 12 oz. can Evaporated Milk; warmed

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon kosher salt

2 large eggs

5 tablespoon shortening (I use Crisco)

5 cups flour

La Spagnola oil

½ cup candy sprinkles

Glaze Ingredients

1/3 cup salted butter; melted

3 ½ cups confectioners sugar

1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla

½ cup hot water


1 combined yeast and warm water in bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment; stir until yeast dissolves


2 and milk, salt, eggs, shortening and 2 cups flour; mix on low speed until flour is Incorporated; stop the scrape down sides of bowl; sift remaining 3 cups of flour into lumped lumpy mixture; mix by hand 1 minute


3 attach bowl to stand mixer; beat on medium speed until dough ball comes together; turn dough out onto clean work surface knead two minutes by hand; place dough back into mixing bowl; cover with plastic wrap and dish towel; place bowl in warm area; rise one hour or until dough doubles in size


4 using rolling pin, roll dough 1/2 inch thick on lightly floured work surface; cut donuts  into desired shape using donut cutter or cookie cutter can be substituted



5  arrange cut donuts on lightly floured cookie sheet; cover  with dish towel; rise 30-40 minutes in warm place until double in size

6 heat oil in large pan to approximately 350°; carefully placed donuts into hot oil using spatula; fry donuts 2.5 minutes; turn donuts; fry 2 minutes or until golden brown; remove donuts from hot oil; cool on wire rack lined cookie sheet


7  whisk butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla and water until smooth creamy glaze comes together

Note~ to make Chocolate Glaze; simply add 1/4 cup melted chocolate to glaze; whisk well; dip each donut into creamy glaze


8  place dipped donuts on wire rack; top with candy sprinkles; let set 5 minute before placing on serving platter


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One comment

  • I remember Grammy Mac making these gems (donuts) as a young lad – them, pies, cakes were something she was known for bake sales at Sacred Heart Lanesville and community events bake sales etc…


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