15-Minute Homemade Donuts Recipe

15-Minute Homemade Donuts Recipe

How To Make 15-Minute Homemade Donuts

This homemade donuts are soft and tasty afternoon treats unlike any other! Whip up a quick and easy batch to munch on with just a handful of ingredients.

Preparation: 13 minutes
Cooking: 2 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • cupsall-purpose flour,scoop and level to measure
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ½cupbuttermilk
  • ¼cupgranulated sugar
  • 3tbspbutter,melted
  • 4cupsvegetable oil,for frying

For Coating:

  • cupgranulated sugar


  1. Pour about ½-inch of oil into a large sauté pan or pot and heat over medium heat to 355 degrees F.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, ¼ cup of sugar, baking powder, and salt. 

  3. Separately whisk together the buttermilk and melted butter. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture and using a fork, stir in the dry ingredients, and mix just until combined.

  4. Roll the dough into ½ tablespoon of balls.

  5. Once the oil has reached 355 degrees F, fry about ½ of the dough balls at a time. Fry until just golden brown on the bottom, then flip and cook reverse side until golden brown.

  6. Carefully remove with a spider strainer or metal tongs drain onto a paper towel-lined baking sheet.

  7. Pour ⅓ cup of sugar into a dish, then roll the donuts in the sugar. Repeat this process with the remaining dough. 

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 265.71kcal
  • Fat: 26.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.32g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.97g
  • Fiber: 0.12g
  • Sugar: 3.51g
  • Protein: 0.59g
  • Cholesterol: 2.76mg
  • Sodium: 44.26mg
  • Calcium: 24.42mg
  • Potassium: 10.44mg
  • Iron: 0.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 8.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.04mg
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