Greatest Homemade Doughnuts Ever!

Homemade Doughnuts

I have tried so many recipes for doughnuts, and this one finally came out perfect! Just like the ones at my favorite doughnut shop. When you sink your teeth into a freshly-made, still-warm doughnut it tastes like pure joy. Especially when they’re homemade.

Homemade Doughnut Recipe

These are super delicious and fluffy! Everyone should make them! Go bake doughnuts — and finally discover their true greatness.


➾4 Cups flour ( All purpose)
➾1 tbsp baking powder
➾1 cup milk or water
➾1 cup sugar
➾¹/₂ tbsp ground cardamom powder
➾¹/₂ cup melted butter/ margarine
➾3 eggs
➾vegetable oil for deep frying.
➾powdered sugar ( confectionery sugar)- TOTALLY OPTIONAL


⏩In a medium bowl, slightly beat 3 eggs.
⏩Add sugar to eggs and beat until incorporated.
⏩Add the melted margarine (or butter) and beat until smooth.
⏩Add milk( or water) and ground cardamom powder( iliki). Mix well.
⏩Add flour & baking powder- Mix well into a dough.
⏩Cover and chill dough until stiff enough to roll out with a rolling pin.
⏩Roll out dough on a floured surface with a rolling pin to ¹/₃" thick. Let rise 5-10 minutes.
⏩Cut doughnuts with a doughnut hole cutter. ( I used a glass and bottle top ya soda for the hole )
⏩In a deep fryer or deep frying pan, fill fryer ¹/₃ to ¹/₂ full with vegetable oil and heat oil on medium heat till hot.
⏩When the oil is hot enough, gently place as many doughnuts as will fit into your fryer, leaving plenty of room around each. Fry until golden brown.
⏩Drain on paper towel.
⏩While still hot, sprinkle each doughnut with powdered sugar ( confectionery sugar )
⏩Let cool completely and enjoy with Masala Tea, ginger tea, coffee or juice
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