The Best Easy Biscuit Donuts
Learn how to make biscuit donuts… an old-fashioned, fast and incredibly easy homemade donut recipe! If you’re looking for a recipe for easy donuts, these golden brown delicious treats are exactly what you’re craving.
or vegetable oil
Heat your shortening or oil to medium high - heat the oil hot, but not too hot.
Cut a hole in the center of your biscuits. Place a “test” donut into your oil to check the temperature.
After placing remaining dough circles in the hot oil, leave them in just until they turn golden, approximately one minute per side, and then flip using tongs.
Dry on a paper towel lined platter, or place on a cooling rack with paper towels placed below.
While donuts are warm, toss in your cinnamon sugar mixture.
Substitutions and Ingredient Details
- Substitute vegetable oil if needed
- 1/4 cup cinnamon, 1 cup granulated sugar
You’ll know if your
oil is too hot
if it’s smoking. You want hot oil for frying, but not too hot.
Be sure to
test a single donut
first to check the temperature of your oil.
use a donut cutter
to cut the hole, or grab something as simple as a lid from a bottle of soda. Get creative - the donut holes that result are worth it!
Roll in Powdered Sugar
Slather a little Nutella on top
Use any store bought icing if you’d like! Remember, these are fast and easy and meant to be a true no-stress treat!
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