Recipe: how to make Krispy Creme glazed doughnuts at home

A genius chef has perfected the recipe – and now you can too!

1y ago

Sometimes it's the simple things that give you the most satisfaction – less is more, and all that. This can be true of many things, but none more so that the humble glazed doughnut. Krispy Creme offers about a zillion varieties of doughnut, every flavour you can imagine; some are sticky, some are oozy, some are crispy... but sometimes you just can't beat the simplicity of the glazed ring.

Times are such that Krispy Creme seems like a distant memory – but it doesn't have to be. Rob Nixon, a chef from Australia who specialises in making popular takeaway food at home, has mastered the art of making the glazed doughnut – and now you can too!

Krispy Creme glazed ring doughnut

Perfect simplicity!


  • 475ml milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g sugar
  • 425g self raising flour
  • 115g butter
  • 2 tsp dried yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 255g icing sugar
  • 45ml water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


The doughnuts

  1. Put the milk, the butter and a teaspoon of salt in a bowl or jug and microwave for 1 minute.
  2. Add the sugar, the nutmeg and 4 beaten eggs and whisk until mixed.
  3. Mix in the yeast.
  4. Add the self raising flour in steps, mixing well between each step until it's all in. It will be really sticky by this point, like this:
  5. Leave it to rest for an hour.
  6. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough until smooth (it'll take a few minutes and some elbow grease!) and roll it out to about an inch thick.
  7. Using a large and a small round cutter, cut out circles and then smaller circles within them to form the ring shapes.
  8. Deep fry in vegetable oil until golden (it should take 2-3 minutes on each side)
  9. Drain them on a paper towel.

The glaze

  1. Combine the icing sugar, water and vanilla extract till it's loose but coats the spoon.
  2. Toss the (now cool) doughnuts about in it till they are completely coated in glaze.
  3. Let them dry, or eat them straight away!

Recipe by

Rob Nixon

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Comments (7)

  • Yours look so nice, I would try one...👍🏼😋😋😋

      1 year ago
  • Sometimes they had 12 in a package in the IKEA- and not far away there is a shop, They had many different kinds, but all (forget about diet) awesome. I hope to shop there again...😊😋

      1 year ago
    • If you can think of a flavour, there is a doughnut of it in that shop, they are heaven!

        1 year ago
  • Good possibility!

      1 year ago