It would be lovely if you could tell your guests you made these delicious jelly doughnuts completely from scratch, but let’s be honest: Who has time to do all that? Instead, why not try this super-easy recipe that uses canned biscuit dough and your favorite store-bought jelly.
What You Need:
- Canned biscuit dough
- Powdered sugar
Step 1: Remove the dough from its can and sprinkle with flour.
Step 2: Roll out the dough until it is about ¼-inch thick. Then use a cookie cutter or the rim of a glass to cut out your doughnuts.
Step 3: Bring a pot of oil to boil at 360°F before carefully dropping in the dough. Cook until brown on one side, then flip and continue frying until brown on the other side.
Step 4: Place the doughnuts on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil while they cool.
Step 5: Once the doughnuts are completely cooled, use a sifter to dust powdered sugar on both sides.
Step 6: Fill a pastry bag with jelly and pipe into each doughnut’s center. (Pro tip: You can also use a plastic sandwich bag with the corner snipped off.)
Additional Reporting by Abby Hepworth