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Who doesn’t love a good doughnut? This can be a fun recipe to make with children, as long as you don’t let them do the frying! If you’re feeling fancy, you can also frost and sprinkle your doughnuts for extra fun. However, the cinnamon sugar gives the flavor of a fresh doughnut purchased at a local fair or carnival. Simple, warm, and nostalgic.
Peanut or vegetable oil
1 can of biscuit dough
Optional: frosting, sprinkles, or powdered sugar for different-flavored doughnuts
1. Heat the Oil
Heat 2–3 inches of oil in a skillet, until “shimmering.” Test the heat of the oil with a small piece of biscuit dough. If the dough browns and begins to fry, it’s ready! If the dough sinks to the bottom and does nothing, it’s not ready. Another trick to test the temperature of the oil is to use a wooden chopstick. If you stick the chopstick in and small bubbles come out, your oil is hot!
2. Make a Doughnut Shape
Remove the biscuits from their can and poke a hole in each one, making a doughnut shape. You may need to pull the hole open a bit to make it into a true O shape.
Drop your doughnuts very carefully into the oil. Fry on each side until brown. When finished frying, remove from the oil and let cool on a wire rack.
4. Coat the Doughnuts
While the doughnuts are still warm, either dip them in the cinnamon sugar, or toss them with the cinnamon sugar in a paper bag. You can also choose to frost your doughnuts or coat them in powdered sugar. Whatever you choose, it will be delicious!
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