Home-made Fresh Cream Donuts

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Try this super delicious and easy recipe for the best every home-made Fresh Cream Donuts.

Home-made Fresh Cream Donuts

Home-made Fresh Cream Donuts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Proof Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes


  • 275 ml of milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1½ tsp instant yeast
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups flour
  • Oil(for frying)
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • ½ cup icing sugar


Warm the milk in the microwave.

Now add the sugar and yeast.

Lightly mix together and leave aside for 5 minutes

In a separate bowl, sift the flour, then add the nutmeg and salt and the 2 tablespoons sugar

Rub in butter, add egg and milk, and make a nice soft dough.

Knead the dough for 10 minutes, to form a soft dough

Cover the dough in a bowl and leave to rise for an hour (60 minutes)

Then punch down and break the dough in 10 to 12 balls

Roll each ball between your palms to the size you want. I made miniature ones

Place on a baking sheet, and cover again for 30 minutes

Then using a knife cut gently down the middle to form a very slightly slit

Prepare your pot of oil or if you have you can also use a deep fryer (180°C/350°F).

It's best and easiest to line a baking sheet with some paper towel to drain the donuts and let them cool down.

Place 3 or 4 donuts (depending on the size of the donuts and the size of your pot) at a time into hot oil and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown, turning halfway through cooking.

Caution: Beware of oil splatters, it's piping hot and can cause serious burns.

Cream. To prepare the cream, place an aluminum bowl with your whisk in the freezer for 15 minutes.

Pour the cream into the bowl, whisk the cream, and once it starts to thicken, gradually add the icing sugar.

Continue to whisk the cream until its thick and creamlike.

Place in a piping bag and once the donuts are cold, pipe with cream in the slit you made prior to frying it in the oil.


Prepared, tried, and tested Jennifer Govender Bisnath
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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 209Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 45mgSodium 137mgCarbohydrates 22gFiber 1gSugar 5gProtein 4g

Please note, I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition information on this blog, EsmeSalon, has been calculated by using an online calculator and is intended for information and guidance purposes only. If the nutrition information is important to you, please be advised that you should consider calculating it yourself, using your preferred tool.


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