Krispy Kreme Doughnut Recipe(Copy Cat) — Light and fluffy donuts topped with a rich glaze on top that will melt in your mouth. Tastes as good as the store-bought Krispy Kremes!
Raise your hand if you have ever waited in line for a Krispy kreme doughnut. Now, raise two hands if you have made a u turn when the green light, lights up for- hot now! I raised my hands to both questions. Don’t feel guilty about it and I even got in trouble for it.
Yes, I was late for work that day, but guess what? My boss didn’t seem upset after I handed him some Krispy Kreme doughnuts, but can you believe I still got dinged for it! Even after he gobbled down almost half a dozen. Bummer!
There is nothing quite like biting into a warm Krispy Kreme donuts- It melts in your mouth, leaves you wanting more and more. I have to muster every will power in me to stop at two. But to date, it has been an impossible task.
I don’t know what is it about these doughnuts ; Is it the definite crackle from the doughnut? or the melt in the mouth sensation you get or just maybe the fact that, it is deep-fried.
What ever it is, nothing tempts me more like a Krispy Kreme doughnut. That is why; I came across this doughnut and decided to give it a try .
I know you are saying, what is the point of making these at home when the store bought version is cheap and good. I find these curiously satisfying to make at home.
Although they may look un- professional and uneven. They do have an edge compared to the store-bought version.
If you can make a cake you can make these, they are not that difficult to make. You can even make it without a mixer.
Light and fluffy donuts topped with a rich glaze on top that will melt in your mouth. Tastes as good as the store-bought Krispy Kremes!
- 2 packs 1/4 ounce packages yeast or 4-½ teaspoon yeast
- 1/3 cup water 105-115F / 40-46C
- 1 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup butter or shortening 95 grams or 3.5 ounce
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- Canola oil for frying
- ½ cup butter melted
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 2 - teaspoon vanilla
- 5-7 tablespoons evaporated milk
In a standing mixer combine lukewarm water and yeast. Let it sit until dissolve for about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile in a microwave safe medium bowl, heat milk for about 2 minutes. Remove and let it cool.
Add, milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening or butter and 2 cups of flour to bowl of yeast.
Mix for 2 minutes at medium speed. Add the remaining 3 cups of flour and continue mixing dough. Scraping down sides.
Place dough in a large greased bowl. Cover loosely with a clean clothe and let rise in a warm, draft-free place for about 1 to 2 hours or until doubled.
Roll dough out on a floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into doughnuts using a donut cutter or cookie cutter about one 1-inch and one 3 or 4-inch .Let stand for about 10 minutes.
In a large, sauce pan pour vegetable oil, until it is at least 3 inches (or about 5 centimeters) high and place on medium heat until oil is 375 degrees
Carefully drop doughnuts into hot oil, only a few at a time. Fry, turning once, for about 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on prepared paper towels.
In a microwave safe bowl melt the butter.
Remove and stir in powdered sugar and vanilla extract until everything comes together
Then evaporated milk (or sub water) until you have reached desired consistency
Dip doughnuts in glaze and let it drip on the rack.