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This Raspberry Jelly Donuts Recipe Tastes Bakery-Fresh in 20 Minutes

Premade dough is the secret to these light-as-air confections

Freshly made donuts are a delightful treat, bringing back childhood memories of waiting in line at your local bakery. Donuts originated in Dutch communities in New York in the mid-19th century. But now you can bring that joy to your own kitchen with this 20-minute raspberry jelly donuts recipe! And the best part? You only need 4 ingredients. We kept prep work simple with pre-made Southern biscuits and jarred raspberry jam. These donuts come out light and fluffy with the perfect sweet filling and powdered sugar topping. Serve them for a birthday party or summer barbecue and you probably won’t have leftovers. Let us know how you liked this recipe below!

When making this raspberry jelly donuts recipe, warm your jam slightly before filling. This makes it easier to pipe and ensures it spreads evenly. And for more delicious fried treats, try these recipes for Crullers and Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich.

Yields

8 servings

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Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 (16.3 oz.) tube Grands Southern Homestyle Southern Recipe Biscuits
  • 2/3 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • Confectioners’ sugar (optional)

Instructions

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• In deep pot, heat 2” oil over medium heat until deep-frying thermometer registers 325°F, or until shimmering. Line baking sheet with paper towels. Working with 2 or 3 at a time, drop biscuits into oil. Fry, flipping once, until golden brown and cooked through in centers, about 2 min. per side. Transfer to paper towels on baking sheet. Let cool.

In small bowl, stir jam until smooth. Transfer to pastry bag; snip 1/4” opening from bottom. Cut small slit or poke hole through side of each donut; pipe in jam. If desired, sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 267 kcal
  • Fat: 9 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 3 gram
  • Protein: 3 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 45 gram
  • Fiber: 0 gram
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sugar: 23 gram
  • Sodium: 468 mg

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