I love Krispy Kreme, but due to Enhanced Community Quarantine implemented in Cebu, I have less access to purchasing my favorite Krispy Kreme Doughnut doughnuts.
While scrolling through my social feed, I passed by a post about them making doughnuts and other DIY pastries at home, then I realized, why shouldn’t I try to recreate my favorite Krispy Kreme glazed doughnuts?
Here are the steps and ingredients I used to recreate the infamous Krispy Kreme doughnuts!
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Ingredients
- 2¼ tsp. of yeast
- ¾ cup of warm water
- ⅓ cup white sugar
- ½ tsp. salt
- ¼ cup unsalted butter
- 1egg yolk
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 3 cups of all-purpose flour
- 3cups of vegetable oil
- ½ cup of butter melted
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoon vanilla
- 7 tablespoons evaporated milk
Time needed: 30 minutes.
Making DIY Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
- Combine Yeast and Water
Mix 2¼ tsp. of yeast with ¾ cup of warm water and let it sit for at least 10 minutes.
- Making the Dough
In a large bowl, combine Yeast and Water mixture with ⅓ cup of white sugar, ½ tsp. salt, ¼ cup unsalted butter, 1egg, 1 egg yolk, and 1 tsp. vanilla extract.
Slowly add 3 cups of all-purpose flour. Knead on a slow speed if you have a kneading machine or with your bare hands until soft dough forms.
- Let the dough rise
On a separate bowl. brush the entire bowl with oil, transfer the dough and cover it with saran wrap. let it rise for at least 2 hours.
- Roll the dough out and Cut the doughnuts
Deflate the dough and roll the dough out on a floured surface. Leave the dough with 1/4 inch thickness. Cut the dough using the donut cutter.
- Prepare donuts for frying
Place the cut donuts into a flat surface and let it rise for at least 10 – 15 minutes.
- Fry donuts
On a saucepan, pour 3 cups of vegetable oil let it heat for at least 240 degrees, and slowly drop the donuts into hot oil and let it fry until golden brown on both sides.
- Making Doughnut Glaze
On a medium bowl, mix ½ cup of butter melted,2 cups powdered sugar,2 teaspoon vanilla and 7 tablespoons evaporated milk and whisk it until glaze looks smooth.
- Finishing the Donuts
Dip donuts in glaze and let it drip on the rack for about 10 minutes.
Enjoy your Krispy Kreme Doughnuts