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Krispy Kreme Donuts is an American donut company founded in 1937. Those scrumptious warm glazed donuts are irresistible. You simply can’t eat just one! I thought I’d take a try at making my own and trust me when I tell you that I may never EVER have to sit in the drive thru line again.


CopyCat Warm Krispy Kreme Glazed Donuts



Ingredients for Doughnuts

2 14 oz. packet of yeast

1/4 cup warm water

1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk scalded, then cooled

1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp. salt

2 eggs

1/2 cup shortening

5 cups all-purpose flour

4 cups vegetable shortening or vegetable oil for frying


Ingredients for the Glaze

2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

1/4 cup milk

1/4 cup light corn syrup

Instructions

In bowl of stand mixer add water and yeast together and set aside for 10 minutes.

Add the milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening and 2 cups of the flour.

Turn on medium speed for 2 minutes, then add in the rest of the flour and mix until just combined.

Take the bowl out of the stand mixer and cover with a clean towel and let it rise for 1 hour. Working with half the dough at a time, roll it out on clean floured surface to 1/2 inch thick.

Dip your doughnut cutter in flour and cut out approx. 12 doughnuts. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Allow to rise, covered, in a warm area for one hour.

To make the glaze, add the confectioners’ sugar, milk and corn syrup to a microwave safe bowl and whisk until thoroughly combined. Place bowl in microwave for 30 seconds. Stir again.

In a deep skillet , heat the vegetable shortening to 375 degrees F. (Use a thermometer to measure the temperature).

Carefully place donuts in skillet and fry the doughnuts on each side for approx. 45-60 seconds. Drain on a cooling rack until all of the donuts are dried. Dip donuts into the glaze making sure they are completely covered.


Enjoy! 😉

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