Super Easy and Yummy Doughnuts
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- Ready In:
- 1 (10 count) package refrigerated biscuits (cheap kind works best)
- oil (for deep frying)
- 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar
- 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- Heat oil (about an inch) to 375 degrees Fahrenheit in skillet.
- Put granulated sugar and cinnamon in a quart or gallon size plastic bag. Shake to mix then set aside to sugar the fried doughnuts.
- Put the powdered sugar in a separate quart or gallon plastic bag and then set aside to use to sugar the fried doughnuts.
- Open the tube of biscuits and separate each one, then poke a hole in the center of each with your finger and then carefully stretch it open some.
- Place each piece in the hot oil and fry until puffy and golden brown (about 2-3 minutes).
- Turn with a fork and fry the other side until golden (another 2-3 minutes). Lift out and drain on paper towels.
- Promptly shake them, one by one, in the cinnamon sugar and then in the powdered sugar.
- (The cinnamon may be omitted if desired or you may frost the doughnuts with icing instead).
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Delicious! I made them into hearts for a sort of Valentine day thing, and they not only looked cute, but tasted great! I did find that after the first couple my oil was hot enough that they cooked super fast. So some of them got a little dark, but still tasted good. I opted only for the sugar on top and then drizzled some cherry syrup ( Recipe#23541 ) over the top.