Morning Glazed Biscuit Donuts

Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Many of us are blessed with beautiful memories and moments of Mom. One that rings true for me and for many others is Homemade Donuts.

I haven’t a clue who came up with this idea, or how it spread all across the country. All I know it that growing up, you could buy 4 tubes of Pillsbury Biscuit Dough for a dollar. Imagine that – twenty five cents for 10 buscuits. Why make biscuits from scratch? Better still, with a bottle cap or small shot glass or for those with fancy kitchen tools, a donut cutter, you could cut a hole in the center of each raw buscuit. Heat up so grease, fill a plate with some sugar and cinnamon, and there you go – fried sugar donuts. It was many an after-school treat in our world.

The one thing I can’t explain is the concept of frying canned dough. Who thought to do that? And I don’t know why we rolled them in cinnamon-sugar. Why not frost them, or dirzzle with honey or chocolate? Why always cinnamon-sugar? It’s one of those moments when you say that’s just the way it was done.

A little while back, Hubby and I were at an Antique Store in the next town over. When I say next town, I mean it’s a few minutes north. Around here, the tiny towns almost run together and to an outsider it might seem like one place. Anyway, while we were there, they gave us a ticket to enter their drawing for a gift basket. I wasn’t going to bother, we never win these things anyway. But Hubby insisted – you never know. Guess what! You guessed it, we won. One of the things in our basket was an old Donut Cutter. Seeing it brought back such fond memories. So I decided to put it to good use. And I thought, why not bring this old fashion treat into the modern world with a glaze finish?


Glazed Biscuit Donuts
1 (8 or 10 count) can Biscuits
2 tablespoons Milk
1 cup Powdered Sugar, sifted
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Vegetable Oil for frying

Separate biscuits into rounds. With a donut cutter or small shot glass, cut the center of each biscuit to create a hole. Set aside until ready to fry.

Warm milk in a small bowl in the microwave for about 30 seconds. Sift powdered sugar into the milk. Add vanilla, whisk. Place bowl over a pan of simmering water to create a double boiler, keeping the milk mixture warm.

In a skillet over medium heat, warm the oil. Fry donuts a few at a time until golden, flip and continue to fry. Depending upon heat, it’s about a minute or so per side. Remove donuts to a wire rack to drain. Fry donut holes, rolling in the hot oil. Remove with a slotted spoon.

Dip each donut into the glaze, return to wire rack to cool slightly. Dip holes into the remaining glaze, roll about to coat completely. Remove with a slotted spoon.

Serve and enjoy. Great for a snack or an unhealthy breakfast.

One last note – for reasons that will be revealed later, I will be without internet access for the next twelve days. I’ve humbly scheduled postings for your consideration during my self-imposed “black out” period. That said, if I seem to not respond to comments or haven’t read what you’ve shared with the world, it’s not that I’ve dropped off the planet permanently. I’m just taking a step back to catch my breath and recharge my soul. Take care everyone. May the Lord Bless you always.

Be You exalted, O God, above the heavens; and Your glory above all the earth

Author: Rosemarie's Kitchen

I'm a wife, mother, grandmother and avid home cook.I believe in eating healthy whenever possible, while still managing to indulge in life's pleasures.

3 thoughts on “Morning Glazed Biscuit Donuts”

  1. I’ve never made donuts but it’s probably because I don’t like them. It’s not something I associate with Mothering Sunday as we would typically eat out on that day.


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