Krispy Kreme Doughnut Recipe (Copy Cat)

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Recipe (Copy Cat) — Light and fluffy donuts topped with a rich glaze on top that will melt in your mouth. Tastes as good as the store-bought Krispy Kremes!

Servings: 24 pieces


Doughnut Batter
2 packs 1/4 ounce packages yeast or 4-½ teaspoon yeast
1/3 cup water 105-115F / 40-46C
1 1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/3 cup butter or shortening 95 grams or 3.5 ounce
5 cups all-purpose flour
Canola oil for frying

Doughnut Glaze
½ cup butter melted
2 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoon vanilla
5-7 tablespoons evaporated milk


  1. In a standing mixer, combine lukewarm water and yeast. Let it sit until dissolve for about 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile in a microwave safe medium bowl, heat milk for about 2 minutes. Remove and let it cool.
  3. Add, milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening or butter and 2 cups of flour to bowl of yeast.
  4. Mix for 2 minutes at medium speed. Add the remaining 3 cups of flour and continue mixing dough. Scraping down sides.
  5. Visit Krispy Kreme Doughnut Recipe @ for full instructions.

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