Homemade Glazed Doughnuts

Indulge in the delight of freshly made Homemade Glazed Doughnuts. These soft and sweet treats are perfect for a coffee break or as a special treat for the kids!Topped with a delicious glaze and made with love, these doughnuts are sure to be a hit with everyone. Enjoy the simple pleasure of a warm, freshly baked doughnut and savor each bite. Perfect for any occasion, these Homemade Glazed Doughnuts are a delightful way to treat yourself and your loved ones.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Easy to make at home
  • Irresistibly soft and sweet
  • Customizable with different glaze flavors


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk, warmed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Oil for frying

For the Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the warm milk, sugar, and yeast. Let it sit for 5 minutes until it becomes frothy.
  2. Add the beaten egg, melted butter, and vanilla to the mixture. Gradually mix in the flour to form a soft dough.
  3. Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth. Place it in a greased bowl, cover, and let it rise for 1 hour.
  4. Roll out the dough to a 1/2 inch thickness. Cut out doughnuts using a doughnut cutter.
  5. Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375°F (190°C).
  6. Fry the doughnuts in batches until they turn golden brown. Then, drain them on paper towels.
  7. For the glaze, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla until smooth.
  8. Dip each doughnut into the glaze and let them set on a wire rack.

Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
Kcal: 210 kcal per doughnut
Servings: 12 doughnuts


Store the glazed doughnuts in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. For longer storage, freeze the doughnuts in a freezer-safe bag for up to 1 month.

Recipe Tips:

  • For a twist, try adding a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg to the doughnut batter.
  • Experiment with different glaze flavors such as chocolate, maple, or strawberry for a variety of delicious options. Enjoy these Homemade Glazed Doughnuts as a delightful treat any time of the day!

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