American cuisine
Easy

Sour Cream Cake Donuts

Sour Cream Cake Donuts
5 stars rating if you like it!
Done
close

If you’re craving something sweet, then you’re in luck! This sour cream cake donut recipe is easy to make and tastes absolutely divine.

Recipe
PRE TIME: 1 hr
COOKING TIME: 30 min
TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 30 min
2 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • Cake Donuts Dough
  • [Wet Ingredients]
  • 1 large Egg Yolk
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Melted Butter
  • 3/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • Dry Ingredients
  • cup Cake Flour
  • tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1 small Nutmeg
  • For Rolling the Dough
  • 2 tbsp. Cake Flour
  • Doughnut Glaze
  • 4 tbsp. Milk
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • For Fry Donuts Donate
  • 1 Qt Vegetable Oil
Directions:
Step 1
Step 1
1
Using the paddle attachment on a stand mixer, whip eggs and sugar to a heavy ribbon. This should take about 5 minutes at a high speed.
Step 2
Step 2
2
With the machine running on low, slowly stream melted butter into batter.
Step 3
Step 3
3
Add sour cream all at once. Mix on medium-high 30 seconds to a minute until uniform.
Step 4
Step 4
4
Whisk dry ingredients together. Then add to batter. Mix just to combine.
Step 5
Step 5
5
Chill dough at least 20 minutes, then roll on a floured surface (I like to use parchment underneath) to ½” thickness.
Step 6
Step 6
6
Put milk and vanilla in a large bowl. Sift 1 cup powdered sugar into liquid, whisking together. Add more powdered sugar, ¼ cup at a time, to desired consistency.
Step 7
Step 7
7
Cut into donut shapes, then put doughnuts and holes on a parchment-lined sheet tray. Store in the fridge until ready to fry.
Step 8
Step 8
8
Fry at 180°C / 350°F until golden brown, 1 ½ to 2 minutes per side, until nice and golden brown.
Step 9
Step 9
9
Remove to a draining rack on a sheet tray or a bowl with a paper towel in it, then toss in sugar immediately or cool slightly and glaze.
Step 10
Step 10
10
Dip donuts or dunk in glaze once they are cooled to room temperature. Allow glaze to harden, 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Step 11
Step 11
11
If you are putting sprinkles, shaved chocolate, sea salt, or cooked bacon on top, add while glaze is still wet.
Step 12
Step 12
12
Enjoy!
More Like This
Thai Coconut Curry With Chicken Thighs & Vegetables & Sticky Rice
Thai Coconut Curry With Chicken Thighs & Vegetables & Sticky Rice
11 min
Creme Brûlée
PREMIUM
Creme Brûlée
10 min
Chocolate Truffles
Chocolate Truffles
5 min
Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup
6 min
Lemon Meringue Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie
10 min
Spinach & Ricotta Filled Ravioli
Spinach & Ricotta Filled Ravioli
13 min
Carrot Cake
Carrot Cake
11 min
Tiramisu
Tiramisu
11 min
Reduce Stress See all
Salmon Nicoise Salad
PREMIUM
Salmon Nicoise Salad
6 min
There Is No Lid on the Sea
PREMIUM
There Is No Lid on the Sea
1 hr 23 min
Haruka’s Pottery
PREMIUM
Haruka’s Pottery
1 hr 59 min
A Feast of Lotus to Celebrate the Arrival of Summer
A Feast of Lotus to Celebrate the Arrival of Summer
7 min
How to Make Stress Your Friend
How to Make Stress Your Friend
14 min
De-stress & Re-energize Your Team with Stress Relief Greek Soup
De-stress & Re-energize Your Team with Stress Relief Greek Soup
3 min
Feeling Stressed? Try Eating a Hearty Salad Full of Stress Relieving Foods
Feeling Stressed? Try Eating a Hearty Salad Full of Stress Relieving Foods
3 min
Enjoy Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding | The Perfect Snack for Stress Relief
Enjoy Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding | The Perfect Snack for Stress Relief
2 min