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These Homemade Boston Cream Doughnuts are a take on on the popular Boston Cream Pie dessert! Don’t be afraid of making homemade doughnuts! It’s easier to make doughnuts at home, than you think !
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We don’t have any of the common chain doughnut stores around here but my husband still loves to stop at them sometimes when we’re out of town. So I thought it was about time for me to teach myself how to make them at home!
After a few trial runs, we’ve fallen in love with these Homemade Boston Cream Doughnuts!
What you need for Homemade Boston Cream Doughnuts: (amounts in recipe)
- active dry yeast
- warm water
- milk, room temperature
- eggs, room temperature
- Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
- unsalted butter
- vanilla extract
- all-purpose flour
- corn oil (for frying)
How to make Homemade Boston Cream Doughnuts:
Use the recipe provides to create the doughnut dough.
Cut dough using a biscuit cutter or doughnut cutter and place on a lightly floured paper towel. DON’T cut out a middle doughnut hole.
Cover with a kitchen towel or paper towel and let rise about 30 minutes.
Then it is time to fry!
Meanwhile pour frying oil in a deep pan and heat to 325°F – 330°F.
Lift each doughnut gently off towel and carefully and gently place in oil.
Cook in batches of 2 or 3 at a time.
Cook on each side until golden in color,1-2 minutes per side.
Lift out of oil with a slotted spoon and drain on a wire rack or cookie sheet fitted with paper towels.
Let doughnuts come to room temperature before filling and glazing.
Once cool, fill doughnuts with filling. Use a chopstick to poke a hole into side of doughnut.
Wiggle chopstick around center of doughnut to make room for filling.
Use a piping bag filled with chilled filling and fill each doughnut.
To make glaze, in a medium bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, cocoa powder, and salt.
Slowly add water 1 tablespoon as a time, stirring after each addition until a chocolate glaze forms. Dip tops of doughnuts into chocolate glaze.
Tap off excess glaze and place on a wire rack for glaze to dry.
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Homemade Boston Cream Doughnuts
I MADE THIS RECIPE FOR DIXIE CRYSTALS AND THEY’VE GOT THE ENTIRE RECIPE POSTED ON THEIR SITE.
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