Salted Caramel Doughnuts

Slather caramel frosting on buttermilk doughnuts and finish with a sprinkle of sea salt. Mmm.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 10

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
  • 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
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    510mg
    510%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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