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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts



Bring the taste of glazed Krispy Kreme Doughnuts into your home with this spot on copycat recipe. Eat them for breakfast along with coffee, or enjoy them as an after-dinner treat.

Serves: 24

Cooking Time: 1 hr 40 min

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Aug 27, 2013

I copied the recipe & pasted it in Word and reformatted it like I wanted it.


Jul 23, 2013

Sorry, I tried twice to cut and paste this recipe in LIST form. It kept going back to paragraph.


16 Ratings

Jul 23, 2013

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts 24 doughnuts Doughnuts 2 (1/4 ounce) packages yeast 1/4 cup water (105-115) 1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk (scalded, then cooled) 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1/3 cup shortening 5 cups all-purpose flour canola oil Creamy Glaze 1/3 cup butter 2 cups powdered sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 4-6 tablespoons hot water Chocolate frosting 1/3 cup butter 2 cups powdered sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 4-6 tablespoons hot water 4 ounces milk chocolate chips or semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions 1 Dissolve yeast in warm water in 2 1/2-quart bowl. 2 Add milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening and 2 cups flour. 3 Beat on low for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. 4 Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. 5 Stir in remaining flour until smooth. 6 Cover and let rise until double, 50-60 minutes. 7 (Dough is ready when indentation remains when touched.) Turn dough onto floured surface; roll around lightly to coat with flour. 8 Gently roll dough 1/2-inch thick with floured rolling pin. 9 Cut with floured doughnut cutter. 10 Cover and let rise until double, 30-40 minutes. 11Heat vegetable oil in deep fryer to 350. 12 Slide doughnuts into hot oil with wide spatula. 13 Turn doughnuts as they rise to the surface. 14 Fry until golden brown, about 1 minute on each side. 15 Remove carefully from oil (do not prick surface); drain. 16 Dip the doughnuts into creamy glaze set on rack then when slightly cooled spread chocolate frosting on top. 17 Dip in sprinkles or other toppings after chocolate if desired. Creamy Glaze: Heat butter until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency. Chocolate Frosting: Heat butter and chocolate over low heat until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in water 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency. Read more at


Feb 18, 2013

Can't get the recipe, it sends me to a page that has fugal village and not to the recipe. Please fix this so that I can go to the recipe


Dec 6, 2012

Mmmmm donuts! These look authentic, I really need to try these!


Dec 6, 2012

We will have to try this recipe, don't have a Krispy Kreme, or Dunkin Donuts near us!! Have to go 50 miles just to get to one!!!


Dec 6, 2012

I can't wait to try this recipe over the holidays. The sons we "left behind" when we moved north from SC will be so surprised! And we'll be thrilled - can't get KK here!


Dec 6, 2012

I can't wait to make these, my family love Krispy Kreme!


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