Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Copycat Krispy Kreme Doughnuts ~ Adapted

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I used to love to buy doughnuts in the grocery store.  I was single and lived alone so there wasn't even a need to hide them. 

Then I met  Mr. Homegrown.  He grew up in Winston Salem, home of the Krispy Kreme.  He changed my life.  He introduced me to the Hot Now doughnut at Krispy Kreme.  Nothing has been the same since.  I no longer buy doughnuts in the grocery store.  Why bother?  They are nothing like a good Hot Now doughnut from Krispy Kreme.  There are no words to really describe how yummy and heavenly a Hot Now doughnut is from Krispy Kreme.  If you have not tried one, go get one.  Sit in the parking lot and wait for the big red "Hot Now" sign to light up and run in there and get you some.  You will be forever changed.

Since String Beane was diagnosed with severe a milk allergy when he was 7 months old, I think I have read every ingredient label there is!  I have not found a doughnut yet that does not contain milk.  It is sad really.  Poor guy does not know what he is missing.  I ran across this recipe for copycat Krispy Kreme doughnuts and knew I wanted to give it a try.  I modified the recipe to milk free ingredients so it would be safe for my little beane.  I will list the recipe in the original state and just tell you what I substituted.  They really were delish.  They will not put Krispy Kreme out of buisness or anything, but they are worth your time to make.

Ingredients
2 pkgs. regular or rapid rise yeast
1/4 cup warm water
1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk (I used Vanilla Soy Milk)
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1/3 cup shortening
5 cups all-purpose flour
Vegetable oil

Creamy glaze (or chocolate glaze) - recipe below
Directions
Dissolve yeast in the warm water.  Add milk, salt, eggs, shortening, sugar and 2 cups flour. Beat on a low speed for 30 seconds, scrape the sides! Then beat on medium for 2 minutes, making sure to scrape occasionally.  Stir in remaining flour until smooth.
Cover and let rise for 50 to 60 minutes or until doubled.
Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/2-inch thickness.  
Cut into donuts. Cover and let rise for 30 to 40 minutes.  Heat oil (I used a skillet) to 350. Add donuts in batches and fry until golden brown on both sides.  
Remove and drain on a paper towel.   Then dip into glaze (if you do chocolate, let them cool after the creamy glaze and spread chocolate glaze on top).  
Creamy Glaze Recipe

Ingredients
1/3 cup butter (I used Fleishman's Unsalted Margarine)
2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
4-6 tbsp. hot water

Directions:
  1. Melt butter in a saucepan, then remove from heat.
  2. Stir in sugar and vanilla.
  3. Then add water, a tablespoon at a time, until you get the consistency you want. (If you do chocolate glaze, you add in melted chocolate as well).
This makes a ton of doughnuts!  Next time I will cut the recipe in half.  The glaze on these doughnuts is wonderful.  I am trying to think of what else I can use that on!  If you can think of something let me know.

All the little Beanes like the doughnuts.  None of them were overly impressed though.  I blame it on the fact that they have never really eaten doughnuts before and were just in some sort of shock.  Whatever.

49 comments:

  1. These sure look delicious! I'll have to give them a try for my daughter sometime!

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  2. Oh man, who doesn't love a warm Krispy Kreme. I love making doughnuts at home. Delicous.

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  3. Also a big Krispy Kreme fan!! I am going to have to try this recipe as the closest Krispy Kreme is over 2 hours away.

    I decided to become a follower to keep up on your other great projects.

    If you get a chance sometime, you'll have to check out my blog.

    http://redflycreations.blogspot.com

    Melissa

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  4. Omg those look so good! I have hardly been doing any cooking lately - my partner has been doing it all! The funniest thing though, I woke up the other morning - about a week ago and was craving krispy kreme donuts!! Now I have a recipe if I ever get that adventurous, lol! Thanks so much for the share. :)

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  5. I was craving a hot Krispy Kreme so bad this morning - I could have made my own.

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  6. HOLY COW!!!!!!! We love KK and they closed both of our local stores. Thank you! And my "boys" thank you too! Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week :)

    Everyday Mom's Meals

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  7. I'm from Krispy Kreme land down here in Georgia and I think you've mastered it. These look absolutely delicious. Thanks for sharing on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

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  8. I need to get me some Krispy Creme sometime! Yours looks JUST like the real thing!

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  9. I have to admit, I've never had a Krispy Kreme (I'm Canadian, we had Tim Hortons!), but these look soooooo yummy! Might have to try a whole wheat version for my boys. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. Doughnuts are quite possibly the best food on earth. Thanks for sharing. Pinning it!

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  11. Those doughnuts look awesome! I'd love for you to share at my party if you get the chance. http://www.momontimeout.com/2011/10/taking-timeout-thursday-link-party-no-1.html

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  12. Those look wonderful! I saw you on A Southern Fairytale. Please join us on Thursday for Thursday's Treasures. <3 and Hugs!
    http://www.recipesformyboys.com/p/thursdays-treasures.html

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  13. I love Krispy Kremes! They closed most of them within a 50 mile radius from me. But Royal Farms in my area gets delivered fresh and hot and I wait until I see the truck pull up to get me a dozen hot donuts!

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  14. These look so yummy. I used to live near a Krispy Kreme shop and I totally agree that they are better than any other doughnut. They melt in your mouth. My kids and I will have to try this recipe!

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  15. Boy, do your donuts look delicious! I have had KK's before, but not the "Hot Now" ones. I also love their glazed jelly donuts. YUM! I will try your recipe one day. That's so nice that you adapted it for your little boy, you are a good Mom. :)
    Best,
    Gloria

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  16. I just tried this recipe last weekend (I fouund it on StumbleUpon and now I can't find the source)and I loved it! They are so delicious when just hot out of the grease. ;)
    -Robyn from http://tipsfromtheheart.blogspot.com

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  17. Now I'm craving doughnuts! These look great, and that glaze is perfection.

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  18. Glad y'all liked them :)
    I agree though that they aren't quite like KK. I'm not sure what it is that's missing :/

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  19. Yummy!! I can't wait to try them out. I have never made my own doughnuts but these look doable. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  20. I can't wait to try these! I've had the recipe ready forever! :-)

    Thanks for linky to THIS WEEK'S CRAVINGS! (next week's theme is National Men Make Dinner.... let's see if we can get lots of men in the kitchen cooking!)

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  21. I can't wait to try these! Thank you so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday!

    - Trish

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  22. Yay... I am a doughnut freak! Krispy Kreme is #1 in my book too!! I'm always looking for new doughnut recipes to try so I will be making these tomorrow. Stopped over from Tea Rose Home link party - Thanks for sharing. AJ@queenofmynest

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  23. Holy crud! I about licked my computer screen. They look wonderful! Donuts are my weakness!

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  24. I love this. Please link it to my linky party & anything else you have to share. Thanks, Peggy.
    http://diycraftstomake.blogspot.com/2011/10/whacha-work-up-wednesday-weekly-linky_25.html

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  25. these look so incredibly YUMMY!!!! thanks so much for sharing...this is a MUST MAKE!!!! they have no calories right ??? : ) found you on the shabby creek and i am now your newest follower! : ) wishing you all the best! see you later!

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  26. Oh my word these look amazing! I'm pinning this - we are making these in our house!!

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  27. Yummy! Thanks for sharing

    ~Mrs. Delightful
    ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  28. These look delightful. I am impressed you made them milk free, too. I've had to do a milk free diet for a short time, and it is difficult to do. Have a lovely weekend!

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  29. Visiting from My Romantic Home.Is it time to make the donuts? It is now with this recipe! Thanks for sharing, Mamie!

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  30. Oh I will take a dozen of those please. They look out of this world! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  31. oooooh - I love krispie Creme - these sound DELIcioUS! Thanks for linking up to TGIF!
    Beth =-)

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  32. never met a krispy creme i didn't like, and i just might try this!

    http://homegrownbeanes.blogspot.com/2011/10/copycat-krispy-kreme-doughnuts-adapted.html

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  33. I just found your blog and glad I did. Last night I was on copy cat and could not find this recipe then found your blog and here it is. Thank you sooooooo much!!! I am a new follower!!!!

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  34. Thank you so much for sharing this yummy recipe at Taking A Timeout Thurday - delish!

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  35. Omg, I kind of hate you right now!! I am totally going to make these! So much for wearing a bikini this summer, lol! ;)

    New follower via Blue Cricket Design hop

    Chrystal
    www.adornonashoestring.com

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  36. OMGosh! I LOVE KK. Yours look just as good so pardon me while I gawk at your post a while longer.

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  37. Thank you so much for sharing your great recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great Spring week end and come back to see me real soon!
    Miz Helen

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  38. I AM GOING TO TRY THIS IN THE MORNING, THE KID LOVE KRISPY KREME AND SADLY, WE LIVE TOO FAR FROM ONE!! THANKS FOR SHARING THIS RECIPE!!

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  39. Love this post and I agree, if anyone hasn't had a fresh Krispy Kreme, GO asap! We always look for the HOT sign! Your copycats look great!

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  40. Hi Mamie! Thanks for linking to Allergy Free Wednesday! We would like to ask if you would please leave a specific link back to our post on this post and also in the future.

    We look forward to seeing your next creation!

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  41. My lactose intolerant hubs will love these! We have found that he is able to have most donuts, but his problem with dairy is a sever intolerance rather than an allergy. I went to college in W-S and made many many trips to Krispy Kreme and we don't have one around us now. I can't wait to try them for that reason too.

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  42. Wow these donuts look amazing! I LOVE Krispy Kremes, especially the glazed ones! Yours look sooo good, great job!

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  43. Hi There,

    Congratulations! Your recipe was a reader favorite this week on Allergy-Free Wednesdays.

    Please join us again this week for more allergy-free fun and inspiration.

    Be Well,
    The AFW Hostesses

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