Nutella Donuts (Bomboloni alla Nutella)

2
Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

I took a basic yeast donut dough, rolled it in sugar and filled it with nutella and I got one of the wonders in my mouth. They are so good and anytime I can sneak nutella in something, I'm am so going to try to make it. It's well worth the work and time but! Great fillings such as custard or jelly is also yummy! These don't last long, so watch your plate!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Light and airy, these donuts are the bomb! The Nutella on the inside is such a treat. Yummy!! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
About a Dozen Donuts
Prep:
18 Hr
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 2 1/2 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • 2/3 c
    milk, at room temperature
  • 3 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 3
    eggs
  • 7 Tbsp
    butter, at room temperature, cut into 7 pieces
  • ·
    oil for frying
  • ·
    nutella for filling

How to Make Nutella Donuts (Bomboloni alla Nutella)

Step-by-Step

  1. In the stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, combine the yeast and milk. Allow the yeast to dissolve, about 1 minute. Add the flour, 1/3 cup of the sugar, salt, and eggs and mix on low for about 4 minutes to develop the dough. Begin adding the butter, one piece at a time, and continue mixing for 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Remove the dough from the bowl and tightly wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 6 – 15 hours.
  3. Lightly flour a baking sheet. Flour your work surface and roll out the dough into a 12 inch square about a 1/2 inch thick. Using a 3 1/2 to 4 inch round biscuit cutter, cut out the donuts. (I ended up with 11 total.) Arrange the donuts on the prepared baking sheet and cover in plastic wrap. Allow to rise in a warm spot for 2 – 3 hours or until doubled in height and feel poufy and pillowy.
  4. When ready to fry, heat 3 inches of oil in a heavy pot to 350 degrees. Line a try with paper towels and add the remaining 1 cup of sugar in a small bowl. Add the donuts to the hot oil, being careful not to crowd the pan, and fry on each side until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon and allow to drain on the lined tray. When cool enough to handle, toss in the sugar to coat. Return each donut to the tray to cool completely, about 3o minutes.
  5. Fill a pastry bag fitted with a small round tip with Nutella. Poke a hole in the donuts equidistant between the top and bottom and squirt in about 1/3 cup of Nutella. Serve immediately.

Printable Recipe Card

About Nutella Donuts (Bomboloni alla Nutella)

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #nutella, #donut




Show 10 Comments & Reviews

Nut-thing But Love For These Pecan Desserts Recipe

"Nut"-Thing but Love for These Pecan Desserts

Kitchen Crew

There are strong opinions about putting nuts into dessert. Some say no way, while others raise their hand high (I have both hands raised) for any dessert, including ones with...

17 Doughnut Recipes To Celebrate National Doughnut Day

17 Doughnut Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Doughnut" let us stop you from making one of these 17 delectable doughnut recipes. Happy National Doughnut Day!

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you love fudge, then you're going to fudgin love these recipes!