Daybreak recipe: Easy Homemade Donuts

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by STACY FAWCETT

WFAA contributor

Posted on June 7, 2014 at 8:14 AM

Updated Saturday, Jun 7 at 8:18 AM

Get your glass of milk ready; it's National Donut Weekend, and if you missed your chance to eat one on National Donut Day Friday, don't worry! Darren Cameron of  Glazed Donut Works in Deep Ellum is our special guest in the Daybreak kitchen this week, and he will show us how to make and decorate donuts at home.

This donut shop is the "new kid on the block" of crazy flavor combinations, famous for their glazed donut grilled cheese, glazed donut bread pudding and many more.


Easy Homemade Donuts

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can of Grands biscuits
  • peanut oil
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • Nilla Wafers, crushed
  • 1 box Jello vanilla pudding
  • Whipped cream
  • banana liqueur
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Prepare pudding according to directions on box.
  2. Heat 2 inches peanut oil in a large pot or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F
  3. Lay out the biscuits on a cutting board. With a 1 1/2-inch round cookie or biscuit cutter, cut out a hole from the middle of each biscuit.
  4. Fry the dough in the oil until golden, and then flip with tongs to fry the other side (You can even fry the donut holes).
  5. Drain donuts on paper towels.
  6. For icing, mix sugar, vanilla extract and water to desired consistency; add banana liqueur to taste.
  7. Place a quarter-sized hole in top of donut that does not go through completely. Place a fresh banana slice in the bottom of the hole.
  8. Dip banana into icing and sprinkle with Nilla wafer crumbles.
  9. Fill holes with vanilla pudding and top with whipped cream.

 

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