There is nothing quite like the smell of donuts cooking. You are instantly transported to the last county fair you went to. Fried Donut Holes are one of those things that you always think are harder to make than they really are. As it turns out they are super easy!
Perhaps dangerously easy! Making these takes just a couple minutes and then you get fresh, delicious and warm donut holes. Check out how easy it is!
You can even mix together your sugar in an adorable little sugar bowl like this Staub Sugar Bowl that has it's own ceramic spoon!
- Vegetable oil or canola oil for frying
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoon butter cold
- 3/4 cups milk
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 ground cinnamon
Preheat the oil to 350 degrees.
In a small bowl mix together your topping ingredients and set aside.
In a large bowl combine your flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cut in the butter with a pastry cutter.
Stir in the milk until it forms a dough.
Knead the dough and separate little balls.
Lower your donut holes into the heated oil slowly and fry for about 3 and a half minutes. Only do about 4 or 5 at a time so it isn't over crowded.
Pull them out of the oil with a small metal strainer then roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Enjoy these fresh and delicious pastries any time you want instead of waiting for the county fair!