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Doughnut Holes

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About the bake

Our doughnut hole recipe is a great way to use up the centers of your ring doughnuts.

Within the recipe, the dought holes are deep-fried in a saucepan filled with vegetable oil and then glazed with sugar.

Why not serve them with a caramel sauce for a really indulgent treat.

40Total Time
20Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Sift together the flour and baking powder into a bowl and stir in the sugar. Beat together the eggs, oil and milk then add to the dry ingredients. Mix together until a smooth dough forms.

  2. Step 2:

    Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll out to about 1cm thickness. Cut circles out of the dough using a small, floured cutter.

  3. Step 3:

    In a deep saucepan heat some vegetable oil to about 170°C then fry the doughnuts 2-3 at a time by carefully placing in the oil for 3-4 minutes until they are golden brown on the bottom. Then turn them over and cook for a further 2-3 minutes until golden in colour and cooked through. Drain on kitchen paper.

  4. Step 4:

    Whilst still warm roll the doughnuts in some extra caster sugar.

  5. Step 5:

    Eat on the same day or keep in an airtight container and eat within 1-2 days.


    • 500g Allinson's Self Raising Flour
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • 90g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 2 tbsp Milk
    • 2 Egg(s) (free range) (medium)
    • 2 tbsp Sunflower oil
    •  Sea salt (to decorate)

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