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German Chocolate Doughnuts

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Surprise! There's a yummy secret filling in these chocolate-glazed doughnuts.

Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Lise Ode
Cumming, Georgia

Ingredients

4
cups Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
1
cup Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme™ Coconut Pecan Frosting
1/2
cup Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme™ Chocolate Frosting
1
can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated honey butter biscuits
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/4
cup flaked coconut, toasted

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spoon coconut pecan frosting into decorating bag fitted with 1/2-inch wide tip. Set aside.
  • 3 In medium bowl, stir chocolate frosting and 1 tablespoon water until smooth. Set aside.
  • 4 Place paper towels under cooling rack. Separate dough into 8 biscuits; gently place 2 biscuits at a time in hot oil. Cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Using tongs, gently turn over; cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack; cool 2 minutes.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl,mix pecans and coconut.
  • 6 To fill doughnuts, insert decorating tip into side of each biscuit. Squeeze about 2 tablespoons of coconut pecan frosting into center.
  • 7 Dip one side of each biscuit in chocolate glaze. Sprinkle with pecan mixture. Serve warm or cool.
  • 1 In 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spoon coconut pecan frosting into decorating bag fitted with 1/2-inch wide tip. Set aside.
  • 3 In medium bowl, stir chocolate frosting and 1 tablespoon water until smooth. Set aside.
  • 4 Place paper towels under cooling rack. Separate dough into 8 biscuits; gently place 2 biscuits at a time in hot oil. Cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Using tongs, gently turn over; cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack; cool 2 minutes.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl,mix pecans and coconut.
  • 6 To fill doughnuts, insert decorating tip into side of each biscuit. Squeeze about 2 tablespoons of coconut pecan frosting into center.
  • 7 Dip one side of each biscuit in chocolate glaze. Sprinkle with pecan mixture. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

To toast coconut, heat oven to 350°F. Spread coconut in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
49%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
1g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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