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Cannoli Doughnuts

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  4 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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A quick cannoli style cream filling takes these delicious chocolate glazed doughnuts to the next level.

Ingredients

Filling and Doughnuts

3/4
cup whipping cream
1/2
box (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix (1/4 cup)
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits

Chocolate Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa
1
tablespoon butter, melted
3
to 4 teaspoons milk

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, beat whipping cream and pudding mix with electric mixer on medium speed until thick. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 2 Bake biscuits as directed on can; cool on cooling rack. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat Chocolate Glaze ingredients with whisk until smooth, adding enough milk for desired glaze consistency. Cover; set aside.
  • 3 To fill doughnuts, let filling stand at room temperature 5 minutes. Spoon pudding into decorating bag fitted with 1/2-inch wide tip. Insert tip into side of each biscuit. Squeeze about 2 tablespoons pudding mixture into center.
  • 4 Dip top of each biscuit into glaze. Place on cooling rack over cooking parchment paper; let stand 10 minutes to allow glaze to set. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, beat whipping cream and pudding mix with electric mixer on medium speed until thick. Cover; refrigerate.
  • 2 Bake biscuits as directed on can; cool on cooling rack. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat Chocolate Glaze ingredients with whisk until smooth, adding enough milk for desired glaze consistency. Cover; set aside.
  • 3 To fill doughnuts, let filling stand at room temperature 5 minutes. Spoon pudding into decorating bag fitted with 1/2-inch wide tip. Insert tip into side of each biscuit. Squeeze about 2 tablespoons pudding mixture into center.
  • 4 Dip top of each biscuit into glaze. Place on cooling rack over cooking parchment paper; let stand 10 minutes to allow glaze to set. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

If you don’t have a decorating bag and tip, use a gallon-size plastic freezer bag. Spoon frosting into bag, and cut 1/2 inch off one corner of bag. Fill doughnuts as directed.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
11%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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