How to Make Homemade Glazed Donuts?
Here’s how to make doughnuts step by step:
1. Donut Dough
Mix flour, granulated sugar, salt, and yeast on low speed in the stand-mixer and slowly add the heated mixture of milk, butter, and vanilla extract. Mix well until a dough ball is formed and increase speed to medium for 6-8 minutes until dough is shiny and smooth.
Transfer dough to a mixing bowl coated with vegetable oil and leave to rise for 2 hours. Roll to ½ inch thickness on a floured work surface and cut out the doughnuts using one 3-inch and one smaller round cookie cutter. Allow doughnuts to rise for 20-30 minutes.
Add about two inches of oil in a deep pan and heat over medium-high heat until the oil reaches 350 °F. Fry the doughnuts in batches for about two to three minutes on each side and drain on paper towels.
Whisk powdered sugar and cocoa powder in a medium bowl, and add milk and vanilla extract. Continue whisking till silky smooth and dip the doughnuts in this chocolate glaze, and then transfer to a wire rack.
What’s The Best Glaze For Donuts?
People may have differing opinions about the best homemade donut glaze, but vanilla, maple, chocolate, and cinnamon sugar are definitely long-time fan favorites. Some other popular doughnut glazes include lemon, funfetti, red velvet, and maple bacon.
Are Glazed Donuts Vegan?
Unfortunately, these chocolate glazed doughnuts are not vegan-friendly as they contain milk and butter. But you can make them so by using nut milk and oil in place of regular milk and butter.
What To Serve with Donuts?
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How to Store Donuts?
Place these dunkin donuts chocolate glazed donuts in an airtight container in a single layer once cooled. Store at room temperature for a couple of days or freeze for 3 months. Store leftover icing at room temperature for 2 weeks.
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