WATCH: Make Doughnut Holes Using 3 Ingredients!

Have doughnuts whenever you want with this easy recipe.

For those days when you are craving doughnuts and it’s too late to get ingredients you may not have, you can make this super easy doughnut recipe if you have these three ingredients. You need to check because you need specific ingredients to make these delicious little fried doughnut holes

You need all-purpose flour, fresh milk, and baking powder. To make it taste fantastic, sugar is all you need unless you want to jazz up the flavor with some ground cinnamon, too.  

No flour? You can use cake flour if that’s what’s available! 

No fresh milk? Use evaporated milk diluted with a little water so it’s not too overpoweringly milky. 

No baking powder? Use a small egg white and whisk it until it’s at stiff peaks and fold it in.  

Need doughnuts now? Here’s the super easy recipe: 

3-Ingredient Doughnut Holes Recipe 

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup fresh milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Oil, for frying
  • For the coating:
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1. Place flour, milk, and baking powder in a bowl. Mix until no dry lumps remain.
  • 2. Transfer the mixture into a piping bag or into a resealable bag with a hole cut in the corner. 
  • 3. Preheat enough oil in a deep pan for deep frying. Once hot, carefully pipe dough into the hot oil, using scissors to snip little balls of dough. Deep fry until golden brown.
  • 4. Immediately coat the donut holes in your preferred flavor coating. (We used a cinnamon-sugar mixture.)




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