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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Recipe ~ Day 1

The "experts" say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I am not one that eats a big breakfast every morning, but there are special occaisions where breakfast jump starts the day. I remember as a young girl that my mom would make "homemade donuts" for us on the first day of school, and sometimes on Christmas morning... I don't know if it is the nice memory that makes it my favorite, or if it's the melt-in-your-mouth flavor but one thing is for sure, this is not the breakfast the experts were talking about... this is a special occaison, no cares about calories breakfast!

Homemade Donuts (it's simple, but soooooo good!)


1 or 2 cans of buttermilk biscuits (depending on the number of people)
deep fryer or electric frying pan
vegetabl or canola oil for frying
small brown paper bag
1-2 cups sugar


Using a small cap (I use the cap off my vanilla extract) gently cut a hole in the middle of each biscuit (just like using a cookie cutter). Reserve the cut holes for donut holes. Heat oil to 325°F. Carefully drop in several donuts at a time. Cook until golden brown on each side (donuts will have to be flipped during the cooking process for even cooking). Once first batch of donuts are cooked, remove from hot oil and place immediately in brown paper bag filled with *2 cups of sugar. Shake bag to coat donuts, remove and place on platter. Continue with remaining donuts and eventually with the donut holes as well. Serve warm with a steaming cup of hot cocoa or coffee and enjoy~



*You can use confectioners sugar as well, but it tends not to coat as well as regular sugar!

4 comments:

Brittany said...

Oh Kelly, I am so glad you came up with this idea! It's right up my alley : )

~*Rachel*~ said...

I have never made doughnuts before...I am so gonna have to try this out, and I bet my family will LOVE them!

Thanks for sharing!

lydia said...

This recipe sounds great! My grandma always makes homemade doughnuts when we go to visit her. I especially love eating the holes when they're hot. Yummmm...

strem said...

Ohhhhh my! These sound great, and I can't wait to try them. I was a little behind, so I wasn't able to see your categories for the whole week. But, I too hope to post from different parts of the meal to get a good variety. Thanks for sharing these... just seeing the recipe is making me hungry.