Strawberry Sugared Donuts

Strawberry Sugared Donuts

Bright strawberry flavor enhances a classic cake donut.

30 min. prep time
12 donuts
000 Ratings



3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup sugar
1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla

Strawberry Sugar

2/3 cup freeze-dried strawberry slices
1 cup sugar
Vegetable oil


Combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt in bowl; set aside.

Combine all remaining donut ingredients in another bowl; beat with whisk until well mixed. Add flour mixture; mix well. Cover; chill at least 2 hours or overnight.

Place strawberries in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade; pulse until finely ground. Add 1 cup sugar; pulse to mix well. Transfer to shallow dish.

Heat 3 inches oil to 360ºF in deep fat fryer or Dutch oven.

Roll dough to about 1/2 inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut with 3-inch round biscuit cutter. Cut out centers with 1-inch cutter.

Gently place 3 donuts and 3 donut holes into oil. Cook 1 minute; flip donuts. Continue cooking 1 minute or until golden brown. Transfer to cooling rack placed over paper towels. Cool about 1 minute. Repeat with remaining donuts making sure oil temperature returns to about 360ºF in between batches.

Place donuts into strawberry sugar mixture while still warm; turn to coat.

Nutrition Facts (1 donut)

Calories: 300

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 180mg

Carbohydrates: 56g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #16107©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

where do you find freeze dried strawberry slices?
Test Kitchen Comment


Hi Lynda, freeze dried strawberries can be found in the grocery store in the same aisle as dried fruits, such as raisins. Hope this helps!
Posted March 26, 2015

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