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filled donuts using canned biscuits

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Karla Everett
Greenacres, WA

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

(4 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For filled donuts using canned biscuits

  • 1 can
    8 count biscuits texas style buttermilk ( not the flaky kind )
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 stick
    butter ; melted
  • 1 c
    sugar mixed with cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 c
    lemon curd** or strawberry curd***
  • BOSTON CREAM : ****
  • 1 sm. box
    instant french vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 8 oz
    whipped topping
  • 1 can
    chocolate frosting
  • GLAZE :
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature
  • 2-3 Tbsp

How To Make filled donuts using canned biscuits

  • 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 * or ** the 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.