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Quarantined – Donuts

Homemade donuts with powdered sugar. 

by Chef Mikel Anthony

This recipe is part of the Chef’s Roll Test Kitchen.



  • 1 cup Warm water
  • 1 pack Active dry yeast
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 10 oz. can Evaporated milk
  • 2 ea. Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Salt


  1. In a bowl place warm water, yeast, and sugar. Give a slight mix. Let bloom for 10 minutes.
  2. In another bowl add evaporated milk, eggs and salt. Give a slight mix. Combine bother into a stand mixer bowl.



  • 5 cups Flour


  1. Slowly incorporate flour until dough comes together. Knead for 2-3 minutes and let rest for 2 hours in a warm place.
  2. Preheat oil to 350 F.
  3. Roll out dough on a floured surface until ¼ inch thick. Cut into squares or rectangles. Place on a sheet tray and let rest for 5 more minutes.
  4. Fry until golden brown on both sides.
  5. Coat with powdered sugar.