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Salted Caramel Doughnuts

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Slather caramel frosting on buttermilk doughnuts and finish with a sprinkle of sea salt. Mmm.

Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Beth Welch-Durnell
Columbus, Ohio

Ingredients

2
cups Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
1/2
cup Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme™ Classic White Frosting
1/4
cup hot caramel flavored topping
1
can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Jr. Golden Layers® refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/2
teaspoon coarse sea salt

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart heavy saucepan or deep fryer, heat oil over medium heat to 375°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix frosting and caramel topping; set aside.
  • 3 Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Using your finger, form a hole in center of each biscuit to resemble a doughnut.
  • 4 Place paper towels under cooling rack. Carefully place 3 or 4 doughnuts in hot oil. Cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 5 Repeat with remaining biscuits. Spread about 1 tablespoon frosting onto each doughnut. Sprinkle with chopped nuts and salt.
  • 1 In 3-quart heavy saucepan or deep fryer, heat oil over medium heat to 375°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix frosting and caramel topping; set aside.
  • 3 Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Using your finger, form a hole in center of each biscuit to resemble a doughnut.
  • 4 Place paper towels under cooling rack. Carefully place 3 or 4 doughnuts in hot oil. Cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 5 Repeat with remaining biscuits. Spread about 1 tablespoon frosting onto each doughnut. Sprinkle with chopped nuts and salt.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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