Quick and Easy Five-Minute 'Doughnuts' Recipe from USA

Five-minute 'Doughnuts'

Quick and Easy Five-Minute 'Doughnuts' Recipe from USA
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Servings: 4


Five-minute 'Doughnuts'
Five-minute 'Doughnuts'

If you're craving a sweet treat but don't have much time to spare, these Five-minute 'Doughnuts' are the perfect solution. With just a few simple ingredients and a quick cooking time, you can satisfy your doughnut cravings in no time.


The concept of quick and easy doughnuts has been around for years, with variations popping up in different cultures and cuisines. This particular recipe takes inspiration from traditional doughnut recipes but simplifies the process for a fast and delicious treat.


How to prepare

  1. Take bread dough and use a stamper to create a hole in the biscuit.
  2. Place the doughnut on a skillet and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the skillet and sprinkle sugar on top.
  4. Serve and enjoy. Remember to save 3 or 4 for your parents. They are delicious.


  • Add cinnamon or nutmeg to the sugar for a spiced doughnut.
  • Drizzle with melted chocolate or caramel for an extra indulgent treat.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use a stamper to create a hole in the biscuit for that classic doughnut shape.

- Cooking the doughnuts on a skillet ensures a crispy exterior and soft interior.

- Sprinkling sugar on top adds a sweet finish to these quick and easy treats.

Serving Suggestions

These Five-minute 'Doughnuts' are best enjoyed warm and fresh out of the skillet. Pair them with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate for a delicious snack.

Cooking Techniques

Cooking the doughnuts on a skillet ensures a crispy exterior and soft interior, similar to traditional fried doughnuts.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have bread dough on hand, you can use biscuit dough or even pizza dough for a different texture.

Make Ahead Tips

These Five-minute 'Doughnuts' are best enjoyed fresh, but you can prepare the dough ahead of time and cook them when ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve these Five-minute 'Doughnuts' on a platter with a dusting of powdered sugar for a simple and elegant presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair these Five-minute 'Doughnuts' with a glass of cold milk or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover doughnuts in an airtight container at room temperature. To reheat, place in a toaster oven or microwave for a few seconds until warm.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of these Five-minute 'Doughnuts' contains approximately 200 calories.


Each serving of these Five-minute 'Doughnuts' contains approximately 25g of carbohydrates.


Each serving of these Five-minute 'Doughnuts' contains approximately 10g of fats.


Each serving of these Five-minute 'Doughnuts' contains approximately 3g of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

These Five-minute 'Doughnuts' do not contain significant amounts of vitamins and minerals.


These Five-minute 'Doughnuts' may contain gluten and dairy allergens.


These Five-minute 'Doughnuts' are a sweet and indulgent treat that are best enjoyed in moderation due to their high fat and calorie content.


These Five-minute 'Doughnuts' are a quick and easy way to satisfy your sweet tooth without spending hours in the kitchen. With just a few simple ingredients and a short cooking time, you can enjoy delicious homemade doughnuts in no time.

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of discovering this recipe for the first time is a treasured one. It was a sunny afternoon, and I had invited my dear friend, Mrs. Jenkins, over for tea. As we chatted and sipped our tea, Mrs. Jenkins mentioned that she had a quick and easy recipe for doughnuts that she wanted to share with me. My ears perked up at the mention of doughnuts, as they have always been one of my favorite treats.

Mrs. Jenkins went on to explain that her recipe for five-minute doughnuts was a family secret that had been passed down for generations. She said that it was the perfect recipe for those times when you were craving something sweet but didn't want to spend hours in the kitchen. Intrigued, I asked her to share the recipe with me, and she gladly obliged.

To make the doughnuts, Mrs. Jenkins instructed me to mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. She then added in some milk, an egg, and a splash of vanilla extract. The dough came together quickly, and Mrs. Jenkins showed me how to shape it into small balls and drop them into hot oil to fry.

As the doughnuts sizzled in the hot oil, Mrs. Jenkins and I chatted about our families and shared stories of our childhood. The smell of the frying doughnuts filled the kitchen, and I couldn't wait to taste the finished product.

Once the doughnuts were golden brown and crispy, Mrs. Jenkins removed them from the oil and placed them on a paper towel to drain. She then rolled them in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar, coating them in a sweet and fragrant glaze.

I eagerly bit into a warm doughnut, and my taste buds were met with a burst of flavor. The doughnut was light and fluffy on the inside, with a crispy exterior that was perfectly sweet and satisfying. Mrs. Jenkins and I both agreed that this recipe was a winner, and I knew that it would become a staple in my kitchen.

Over the years, I have made these five-minute doughnuts countless times, delighting my family and friends with their deliciousness. I have tweaked the recipe here and there, adding in different spices and fillings to make them even more special. But the basic recipe remains the same, a simple and quick way to satisfy a craving for something sweet and comforting.

I have shared this recipe with many people over the years, passing on the tradition that Mrs. Jenkins shared with me that sunny afternoon. I have taught my grandchildren how to make these doughnuts, and they have become a favorite treat in our family.

As I sit here now, reflecting on that special memory, I am filled with gratitude for the friendships and connections that have enriched my life. Food has a way of bringing people together, and this recipe for five-minute doughnuts has certainly brought joy and warmth to my heart.

So, the next time you find yourself craving something sweet, why not whip up a batch of these quick and easy doughnuts? I promise you won't be disappointed. And who knows, maybe you'll make a treasured memory of your own. Happy cooking!


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