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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Homemade Krispy Kremes

  • Author: RecipesAmazingAl3abFun
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 doughnuts 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Indulge in the homemade version of the classic Krispy Kreme doughnuts. These delightful treats are soft, fluffy, and enveloped in a sweet, glistening glaze, promising a perfect balance of texture and flavor in every bite.



🌾 For the Dough:

  • 2 ΒΌ tsp (1 packet) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm milk (πŸ₯›)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar (🍚)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted (🧈)
  • 2 large eggs (πŸ₯š)
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour (🌾)
  • A pinch of salt (πŸ§‚)

🍬 For the Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar (🍚)
  • 1/3 cup milk (πŸ₯›)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (🌿)


  1. Prepare the Dough: Dissolve yeast in warm milk. Add sugar, butter, eggs, flour, and salt. Knead until smooth. Let it rise until doubled.
  2. Shape Doughnuts: Roll out the dough, cut into doughnut shapes, and let rise again.
  3. Fry Doughnuts: Heat oil and fry each doughnut until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Make the Glaze: Whisk together powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla until smooth.
  5. Glaze Doughnuts: Dip warm doughnuts into the glaze. Let set before serving.


  • Ensure the milk is warm, not hot, to activate the yeast without killing it.
  • Maintain the oil temperature for even cooking of doughnuts.
  • Customize the glaze by adding lemon zest or cocoa powder for variety.
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Frying
  • Cuisine: Fry in oil


  • Serving Size: 12 doughnuts
  • Calories: 290 kcal
  • Sugar: 23 g
  • Sodium: 95 mg
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42 g
  • Protein: 4 g

Keywords: DIY Krispy Kremes, homemade doughnuts, sugar-glazed doughnuts, frying doughnuts, deep-fried doughnuts