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jelly donuts

Easy Jelly Donut Recipe

Using premade biscuit dough makes sufganiyot easier than ever to make at home.

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 24 mini or 8 large 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 package refrigerated biscuit dough
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • jam, prepared pudding, Nutella or other filling
  • powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat around 3 inches of oil in a large, deep pan over medium-high heat (oil should be 350°F). To see if the oil is hot enough, use a thermometer or place wooden skewer into the oil. If small bubbles appear, it’s ready for frying.
  2. Remove biscuits from the can. To make small donuts, cut into rounds using a soda cap or other small circular device. Or you can fry the biscuits as is.
  3. Drop the small donuts in 5-6 at a time; for full biscuits, 2-3 at a time. Fry for 1-2 minutes on each side, until just golden brown.
  4. Using a spider or slotted spoon, remove from oil and place on a wire rack. Allow to cool completely.
  5. Stick a wooden skewer into one side of each donut and create space inside by wiggling it around gently.
  6. Fill a piping bag with your filling of choice and gently insert into the hole. Gently squeeze filling into each donut.
  7. Dust with powdered sugar.

Notes

You will need a wooden skewer and a piping bag for this recipe.

  • Author: Shannon Sarna
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Hanukkah