Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Copycat

Recipe by Roosie
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water in 2 1/2-quart bowl.
  • Add milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening and 2 cups flour.
  • Beat on low for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly.
  • Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Stir in remaining flour until smooth.
  • Cover and let rise until double, 50-60 minutes.
  • (Dough is ready when indentation remains when touched.) Turn dough onto floured surface; roll around lightly to coat with flour.
  • Gently roll dough 1/2-inch thick with floured rolling pin.
  • Cut with floured doughnut cutter.
  • Cover and let rise until double, 30-40 minutes.
  • Heat vegetable oil in deep fryer to 350°.
  • Slide doughnuts into hot oil with wide spatula.
  • Turn doughnuts as they rise to the surface.
  • Fry until golden brown, about 1 minute on each side.
  • Remove carefully from oil (do not prick surface); drain.
  • Dip the doughnuts into creamy glaze set on rack then when slightly cooled spread chocolate frosting on top.
  • Dip in sprinkles or other toppings after chocolate if desired.
  • Creamy Glaze: Heat butter until melted.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  • Stir in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.
  • Chocolate Frosting: Heat butter and chocolate over low heat until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  • Stir in water 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.
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