Sweet Potato Glazed Doughnuts

Ann McCue


These yummy doughnuts are from Paula Dean. Easy to make and Yummy. Makes a good size batch. I glazed some and sugared some.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 3 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    cooked mashed sweet potato (cooled)
  • 2 large
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • ·
    vegtable oil for frying

  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3or4 Tbsp
    milk (or more)
  • 1/2 tsp
    maple or vanilla extract
  • ·
    chopped pecans (optional)

How to Make Sweet Potato Glazed Doughnuts


  1. In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside
  2. In a large bowl combine eggs, sour cream and sweet potato. Gradually add flour mixture.
    Turn dough out onto a heavely floured surface. Knead in flour with hands as needed (dough will be sticky).
    Roll out dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut out dough with a 2 1/4 inch round cutter. Cut out center of doughnuts with a 3/4 inch cutter if your cutter doesn't already have a hole cutter in it.
  3. In a dutch oven, heat vegetable oil to 360 degrees. Cook doughnuts, in batches, in hot oil, 1 to 2 minutes per side. or until lightly browned. drain on paper towels, Ice top with icing sprinkle with chopped pecans
  4. For Icing combine ingredents and stir well. add additional milk to desired consistency.

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