Copycat Dunkin Donuts Long Johns Recipe
How To Make Copycat Dunkin Donuts Long Johns
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add the milk, butter, sugar, salt, egg and 2 cups of flour.
Mix ingredients until smooth. Stir in enough flour to form a soft dough.
Do not knead yet.
Place your dough in a greased large-sized bowl, turning once to grease top.
Cover and let rise for about 1 hour in a warm place until doubled in size.
Punch dough down after the dough has risen.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface; using your rolling pin, roll into a 12-in. x 8-in. rectangle. Cut into 3-in. x 1-in. rectangles.
Place cuts on greased baking sheets.
Cover and let rise for 30 minutes in a warm place until it doubled in size.
In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 400°F. Fry doughnuts, by batches, until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels to remove excess oil.
In a medium size bowl, combine all glaze ingredients. Mix them together and dip the top of your long johns on your sweet toppings.
Making your own pastries may appear a challenge for those beginner cooks out there Need not worry though you can switch the toppings you add to your long john or you can choose to create different fillings and flavors to make it stand out of the ordinary.
- Calcium: 11mg
- Calories: 49kcal
- Carbohydrates: 6g
- Cholesterol: 10mg
- Fat: 3g
- Fiber: 1g
- Iron: 1mg
- Potassium: 21mg
- Protein: 1g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Sodium: 59mg
- Sugar: 3g
- Vitamin A: 68IU
Commonly Asked Questions
What are Long John donuts filled with?
Commonly, Long John donuts are coated with sweet glaze or icing. If you want to add in a filling for these tasty treats, custard and creme are the usuals for it.
What is the difference between an eclair and a Long John?
Eclairs and long johns may do look alike but they’re made very differently. For long johns, they’re made from donut dough and are cooked by frying. On the other hand, eclairs are made of choux dough, piped on a baking sheet and are baked.
Make your morning extra sweet and special with a freshly made long john served hot. Pair it up with a nice hot cup of coffee or wrap it up for work. You can take it anywhere you go whether you're heading out or just want something to snack on a lazy day.
Step it up a notch by enhancing the flavors of your preferred long john. You can make it into a chocolate pastry or play around with the topics and creams to whip up your ideal long john to energize you through the day.