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Mexican Hot Chocolate Doughnuts

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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This is a Mexican-style biscuit treat that will really wake you up in the morning!

Inspired Taste
October 24, 2016

Ingredients

Doughnuts

2
cups vegetable oil
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original biscuits

Glaze

1/2
cup chocolate fudge creamy ready-to-spread frosting
1
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon water
1/2
teaspoon Mexican chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Steps

  • 1 In deep fryer or 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Using small round cutter, cut hole in center of each biscuit.
  • 2 Gently place 2 or 3 biscuits in hot oil. (Biscuit holes can also be fried!) Fry on one side until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; fry until other side is golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir frosting, water, Mexican chili powder and cinnamon with spoon until smooth. Dip one side of each doughnut into glaze.
  • 1 In deep fryer or 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Using small round cutter, cut hole in center of each biscuit.
  • 2 Gently place 2 or 3 biscuits in hot oil. (Biscuit holes can also be fried!) Fry on one side until golden brown. Gently turn with tongs; fry until other side is golden brown. Place on cooling rack; cool 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir frosting, water, Mexican chili powder and cinnamon with spoon until smooth. Dip one side of each doughnut into glaze.

Expert Tips

To make cinnamon-sugar doughnuts, mix 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/2 cup sugar. Toss warm doughnuts in sugar mixture.

Don’t forget the doughnut holes. Fry separately until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
335.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18.9g
29%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Sodium
520.5mg
22%
Potassium
44.2mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
40.1g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
16.8g
Protein
4.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0.40%
0%
Iron
7.80%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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