Jelly Doughnuts

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Dee514

This is a basic fried jelly doughnut recipe, posted in reply to a message board request. Flavor of jelly or jam is your choice, they can also be filled with a vanilla, lemon or chocolate custard filling. Prep time includes the kneading time. Cook time = the rising time. Frying time is not included.

Top Review by KayKayPuff

Makes a really good doughnut...just make sure that when you cut them that the dough is even or when you fry them, they will come out

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine warm milk and sugar, salt and butter.
  2. Measure warm water into a large bowl.
  3. Sprinkle in the yeast, stir until dissolved.
  4. Add milk mixture, eggs and 3 cups flour, beat mixture until smooth.
  5. Add enough additional flour to make a stiff dough.
  6. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board, knead dough until smooth and elastic (about 8-10 minutes).
  7. Divide dough into 3 equal pieces.
  8. Roll each piece into a circle, about 1/4 inch thick.
  9. Cut circles into 3-inch rounds.
  10. Place rounds on greased baking sheets, cover and let rise in a warm place (free from drafts) until doubled in bulk (about 1 hour).
  11. Fry risen doughnuts in hot (375°F) peanut oil until brown, turning doughnuts once during frying.
  12. Remove from oil, and drain on paper towels.
  13. When cool, cut a small hole in the side of the doughnut and insert jelly in the center.
  14. **Dip filled doughnuts in sugar, confectioner's sugar or cinnamon sugar to coat.
  15. **I use a pastry bag with a long thin tip to"stuff" the doughnuts with the jelly.

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