Filled Donuts using Canned Biscuits

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Karla Everett

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@Karla59

These donuts are so easy to make and are delicious , you wouldn't know they are made from canned biscuits.

I hope you can follow my instructions for these 4 different ways of making donuts...I know I confused my self but I think I got it right :)

* cinnamon sugar
** lemon filled
*** strawberry filled
**** Boston Cream

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 can(s)
    8 count biscuits texas style buttermilk ( not the flaky kind )
  • ·
    vegetable oil for frying
  • CINNAMON AND SUGAR : *

  • 1 stick
    butter ; melted
  • 1 c
    sugar mixed with cinnamon
  • FRUIT FILLED :

  • 1 1/2 c
    lemon curd** or strawberry curd***
  • BOSTON CREAM : ****

  • 1 sm. box
    instant french vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 8 oz
    whipped topping
  • 1 can(s)
    chocolate frosting
  • GLAZE :

  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Filled Donuts using Canned Biscuits

Step-by-Step

  1. Pour 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.
  2. To 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.
  3. To 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.
  5. CAREFULLY 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.
  6. Fill 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.
  7. For 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.
  9. Heat 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.

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