FANTASTIC Potato Doughnuts w/ Chocolate Frosting!

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by WJKing

These are SO yummy! They're not a lot of work, because you can cheat & use instant mashed potatoes. I always think I should half the recipe - but always decide not to - and they disappear SO quick! ENJOY!

Top Review by hepcat1

These were so yummy! Very easy to make with a great flavor; no potato taste at all. I didn't do the cutout part (I'm lazy), instead I just dropped spoonfuls into the oil. If the spoonfuls were too large I just pressed them down after I flipped them to make sure the middle cooked through. Skipped the frosting and just sprinkled with powdered sugar, but I think the frosting would be better since the donuts aren't very sweet on their own. Thanks for sharing a great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, sugar, buttermilk and eggs.
  2. Stir in butter, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, salt and enough of the flour to form a soft dough.
  3. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; pat out to 3/4" thickness (using just your hands- don't roll w/ rolling pin!) Cut w/ a 2 1/2" floured doughnut cutter.
  4. In an electric skillet, heat 1" of oil to 350.
  5. Fry the doughnuts for 2 minutes per side or until browned.
  6. Place onto paper towels to drain.
  7. For frosting, sift sugar, cocoa and salt into a large bowl.
  8. Dip tops of warm doughnuts in the frosting.

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