Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Doughnuts:

  • 2

    packages yeast

  • 1/4

    cup warm water ; (105-115°F)

  • 1 1/2

    cups milk ; lukewarm, (scalded then cooled)

  • 1/2

    cup sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1/3

    cup shortening

  • 5

    cups all-purpose flour

  • Vegetable oil

  • Creamy Glaze:

  • 1/3

    cup butter

  • 2

    cups powdered sugar

  • 1 1/2

    teaspoons vanilla

  • 4

    tablespoons hot water ; (4 to 6)

  • Chocolate glaze:

  • 1/3

    cup butter

  • 2

    cups powdered sugar

  • 1 1/2

    teaspoons vanilla

  • 4

    tablespoons hot water

  • 4

    ounces milk chocolate or semi-sweet chips

Directions

Doughnuts: Dissolve yeast in warm water in 2 1/2 qt bowl. Add milk, salt, eggs, shortening & 2 cups flour. Beat on lo speed scraping bowl constantly, 30 sec. Beat on medium speed scraping bowl occasionally, 2 min. Stir in remaining flour until smooth. Cover & let rise in warm place, until double, 50-60 min. (Dough is ready when indentation remains when touched.) Turn dough onto floured surface; roll around lightly to coat with flour. Gently roll dough 1/2" thick with floured rolling pin. Cut with floured doughnut cutter. Cover & let rise until double, 30-40 min. Heat vegetable oil in deep fryer to 350°F. Slide doughnuts into hot oil with wide spatula. Turn doughnuts as they rise to the surface. Fry until golden brown, about 1 min on each side. Remove carefully from oil (do not prick surface); drain. Dip the doughnuts into creamy glaze set on rack then when slightly cooled spread chocolate glaze on top. Can dip in sprinkles or other toppings after chocolate if desired. Creamy Glaze: Heat butter until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar & vanilla until smooth. Stir in water, 1 T at a time, until desired consistency. Chocolate glaze: Heat butter & chocolate over low heat until chocolate is melted; remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar & vanilla until smooth. Stir in water 1 T at a time, until desired consistency.

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