Doughnut Holes

Doughnut Holes Recipe

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Cyndi Sloan


A Family Favorite!


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 4Doz.
1 Hr
5 Min


  • 1/2 c
    granulated surgar
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    granulated surgar
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter,melted but not hot
  • 1 large
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 bottle
    oil for frying

How to Make Doughnut Holes


  1. Mix cinnamon sugar on a plate; set aside. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk sugar and butter in a large bowl. Whisk in egg and then buttermilk until smooth. Gently stir in dry ingredients with a spatula to form soft, pliable dough. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to overnight. When ready to fry, heat 1 inch of oil in a 10-inch heavy skillet to 325 degrees. Meanwhile, use a rounded teaspoon measure to scoop all of the dough into balls. Working in batches, drop dough balls into hot oil. fry until golden brown on one side, 1 to 2 minutes. flip and continue to fry until golden on remaining side, another 1 to 2 minutes. Drain all doughnut holes on a brown paper bag, and quickly dredge in cinnamon surgar, serving warm or at room temperature.

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About Doughnut Holes

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast

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