If you’re looking for a sweet treat to enjoy with your morning coffee or as a dessert, these Cloudy Donuts are the perfect choice. These light and fluffy donuts are coated in a sweet glaze and will surely satisfy your cravings. Plus, they are easy to make and require simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Give this recipe a try and indulge in these delicious Cloudy Donuts!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Serves: 12 donuts


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the milk, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  4. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and roll it out to 1/2 inch thickness.
  5. Using a donut cutter, cut out donuts and holes in the center.
  6. Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 350°F.
  7. Fry the donuts in batches for 1-2 minutes per side until golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oil and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  9. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract to make the glaze.
  10. Dip each donut into the glaze and let excess drip off. Place on a wire rack to set.
  11. Serve and enjoy your homemade Cloudy Donuts!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 220 | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 1g ||

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. These Cloudy Donuts are light and fluffy, perfect for a sweet indulgence.
  2. The simple ingredients make this recipe easy to whip up in no time.
  3. The sweet glaze adds an extra touch of sweetness to these delicious donuts.
  4. You can customize these donuts with different glazes or toppings to suit your taste.
  5. These Cloudy Donuts are a great treat for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the dough, as it can result in tough donuts.
  2. Make sure the oil is at the correct temperature before frying the donuts to ensure they cook evenly.
  3. Do not overcrowd the fryer or pot when frying the donuts, as this can lower the oil temperature and result in soggy donuts.
  4. Be careful when handling hot oil to prevent burns or accidents in the kitchen.
  5. Allow the glaze to set fully before serving the donuts to avoid a messy eating experience.

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