Quick and Easy Donuts

Quick and Easy Donuts


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Make your own doughnuts in the deep fryer! It's not at all hard and lots of fun for the kids to watch!


Serves: 10 

  • 630g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 80g butter
  • 80g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk
  • oil for deep frying

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Sieve flour and baking powder into a bowl and rub in butter. Mix in the sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat egg and milk together, make a well in flour mix and pour in. Mix together to form a soft dough.
  3. Roll out dough on a well floured surface to about 1cm thickness and cut to shape of choice. Personally I use 2 different sized biscuit cutters.
  4. Cook in hot deep frying oil for 30 seconds, turn over and cook for a further 30 seconds until golden brown.
  5. Drain on kitchen paper. Roll in sugar or decorate and serve!

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Reviews (4)


Made it healthier. Used half wholemeal four, and add one more teaspoon extra of baking powder. - 28 Apr 2010


This recipe is rubbish. I thought id try it. I've made doughnuts before with yest but I thought there might of been a quick recipe and found this. They come out dense and don't puff up like they should. Would not bother. - 31 Dec 2013


this was soooooooo bad, i have no friends so i couldnt share it with anyone but all my friends hated it... - 30 Mar 2015

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