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Olliebollen Dutch Doughnuts

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“This recipe comes from Donna's friend's from Holland this recipe is probably 40 years old. They are delicious this recipe takes some time but is really easy to put together. I know that the taste is heavenly and worth it!”
2hrs 3mins
48 doughnuts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small saucepan scald the milk remove from heat.
  2. Add the butter and the 1/4 cup sugar.
  3. Stir until butter is melted then set aside to cool.
  4. In a large bowl of an electric mixer combine the yeast and water let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Mix in the cooled milk mixture.
  6. Mix flour with salt the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and lemon peel.
  7. Add half of the flour mixture to liquid mixture beating until well blended.
  8. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  9. Stir in the apple, raisins and currents.
  10. Cover bowl put in a warm place to rise until double in size about 1 1/4 hour.
  11. Bring 2 inches of vegetable oil to a nice rolling simmer 1 tablespoon of dough at a time until golden brown.
  12. "Do not stir down dough".
  13. Use a 1 teaspoon of cinnamon in bowl to roll doughnuts in to coat a very light touch is recommended.

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