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Cream Donuts – Grandma’s Recipe!

21 mayo, 2021

The cream donuts that we share in RecetasGratis are ideal to accompany a coffee during breakfast or snack. Also, preparing them at home can be a lot of fun, especially if we have children because they can help us. The recipe is very simple and the result is a soft dough.

To get the donuts to be tender it is very important to keep in mind that the flour must be added little by little in order to add the right amount and necessary. If we go too far, the result can be too hard donuts. In this sense, it is better that the dough is a little soft and that it costs to handle it a little than that it is very consistent. Keep reading to know all our tricks and know how to make cream donuts, They are sure to be delicious!

4 diners
1h 30m
Low difficulty

Ingredients to make cream donuts:

How to make cream donuts:


Beat the eggs with the sugar in a large enough bowl. Once these ingredients are well blended, add the cream and lemon zest and mix.

Trick: If you prefer, you can make the cream and orange donuts.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 1


Sift the flour and mix it with the baking powder (baking powder). Add the flour to the mixture little by little until you get a manageable dough, but a little sticky. Even if you make the cream donuts recipe several times, you will notice that the same amount of flour is not always needed, since it depends on what the dough asks for. Therefore, it is important to add this ingredient little by little.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 2


When you see that the dough is ready, leave it in the bowl, cover it with a kitchen cloth and let it sit for about 30 minutes.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 3


After the resting time, take the dough, forms walnut-sized balls and make the holes with your fingers. If you prefer thicker cream donuts, you can make the balls bigger, but keep in mind that they will grow quite large this way.

To be able to handle the dough without sticking to your hands, put a jet of sunflower oil in a bowl and insert your hands to always have them greased.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 4


Heat a large pan with the sunflower oil and add a few strips of lemon peel to flavor it. When the oil is hot, fry the cream donuts on both sides until cooked. They should not burn, but neither should they be raw inside.

Trick: You can cook the cream donuts in the oven by placing them on the tray lined with kitchen paper. The time will be about 20 minutes at 180ºC.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 5


Take the donuts out of the pan and reserve them on a plate with kitchen paper so that they release the excess oil.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 6


In another plate, mix sugar and cinnamon to batter the donuts while still hot, this will stick the mixture.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 7


With this amount of dough, some 30-35 cream donuts. It only remains to serve them and enjoy them with a good coffee, a natural juice or your favorite drink.

Cream Donuts Recipe - Step 8

Ideas for serving cream donuts

Although traditionally lemon cream donuts are served in batter with sugar and cinnamon, you can also top them with melted chocolate, cream cheese, lemon glaze, or any other topping that you like. To do this, do not miss these recipes: