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Donut Holes Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword Donut Holes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • oil, for deep-frying
  • 1/4 cup sugar, for rolling


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and ground nutmeg. In a small bowl, combine the egg, milk and butter. Add to dry ingredients and mix well.

  2. In an pot or deep skillet, heat oil to 375°. Drop the dough by using a small round ice cream scoop, five or six at a time, into oil. Fry until browned, about 1-2 minutes, turning once.

  3. Drain on paper towels. Roll warm doughnut holes in sugar. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is adapted from Taste of Home.