1Pour oil about 1/2" deep in a cast iron skillet or any large skillet and heat on med-high heat for about 5 minutes. DO NOT LEAVE OIL UNATTENDED.
2To test the oil, use handle of wooden spoon dipped in oil..if it bubbles around it, oil is hot enough. or I put a doughnut hole in it. It should sizzle and bubble around the edges and then you know its hot enough.
3To prepare biscuits for frying : Take out of Pkg. and place on a baking sheet while the oil is heating up.
4* If for the cut out donut ; use a lid from a water bottle and push through center to make a donut shape ; keep the donut holes and fry them also. Once fried : dip donut in butter then in the cinnamon & sugar mix.
5CAREFULLY Place Donuts ( 2 - 3 @ a time )in oil and cook until golden brown and using clasps GENTLY flip over ; once golden brown on both sides remove and place on paper towels to absorb any left over oil.
6Fill a pastry bag with pudding or * Lemon Curd or ** the Strawberry Curd Poke the donuts on the side with the frosting tip and slowly squeeze in the filling. Dip filled donuts in the prepared glaze or chocolate and put on a wire rack.
7For the glaze mix ingredients together until smooth.
8**** For the pudding : Blend pudding and milk together with a electric mixer , blend Well ; Fold in the whipped cream and mix up completely.
9Heat the frosting in the micro for about 30 sec. to melt it to a glaze consistency. Dip cream filled donuts in choc. and set on rack.