Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Copycat Recipe

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Copycat Recipe

Total Time

02:30 mins

Preparation 02:00 mins

Cooking 00:30 mins

Recipe ingredients:

  • doughnuts
  • 2 (1/4 ounce) packages yeast
  • 1⁄4 cup water (105-115)
  • 1 1⁄2 cups lukewarm milk (scalded, then cooled)
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1⁄3 cup shortening
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • canola oil
  • creamy glaze
  • 1⁄3 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar/' title="powdered sugar">powdered sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 -6 tablespoons water/' title="hot water">hot water
  • chocolate frosting
  • 1⁄3 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar/' title="powdered sugar">powdered sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 -6 tablespoons water/' title="hot water">hot water
  • 4 ounces milk chocolate chips or 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preparation of the recipe:

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.

Source: Food.com: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Copycat Recipe