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Quick & Easy Doughnuts


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4

Think you have to go to the shops for doughnuts? Think again!


  • 1 1/2 cup(s) Plain Flour
  • 3/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) Baking Powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) oil
  • 1/2 cup(s) powdered milk
  • teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • oil (for deep frying)
  • 1/2 cup(s) icing sugar
  • warm water, as needed


Step 1

In a bowl beat egg, sugar, vanilla and oil with the help of an electric beater, whisk or spoon.

Step 2

In another bowl put flour and add baking powder, salt, powder milk. Mix well with the use of your hands.

Step 3

Add egg mixture in flour. Knead with the use of your hands.

Step 4

Keep on adding warm water until you get a dough which should not be very soft or very hard. Make 4-6 small balls out of this.

Step 5

Take a ball on your palm, flatten it a bit, insert your finger in the middle and rotate it till it makes a hole, not so small (or you can use a doughnut cutter).

Step 6

Fry the doughnuts in well heated oil (2 or 3 at a time). Be careful about the flame of your stove it should not be so large. The flame should be medium while frying.

Step 7

When doughnuts become golden in colour, remove from oil and place on grease proof paper.

Step 8

Put your icing sugar on top then sprinkle and decorate your doughnuts as desired.

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