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Greek Yogurt Doughnuts With Honey-Orange Glaze Recipe


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Make your own doughnuts with this tasty doughnuts recipe that uses non-fat Greek yogurt.

Enjoy soft and tender Greek yogurt doughnuts with a honey-orange glaze! It's a must-try recipe that will change the way you make desserts.

Prep: 10 mins
Activate and Rise: 2 hrs 30 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 3 hrs


For The Dough:

  • cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt, preferably nonfat
  • ¼ cup water, warm 72 to 74 degrees F
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tbsp active dry yeast
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 5 cups vegetable oil, for frying

For The Syrup:

  • ½ cup honey
  • orange juice, from 1 orange
  • orange zest, from 1 orange
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • 1 tbsp pistachios, crushed


To Make:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the sugar, yeast, and warm water. Whisk until dissolved. 0:22 Cover and set aside. Allow your yeast to activate for roughly 30 minutes.
  2. Once your yeast has activated, fold in with the rest of your dough ingredients in a large mixing bowl to combine.
  3. Cover and set aside in a warm area. Allow it to rise for at least 2 hours.

To Do The Glaze:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepot. Bring it to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  2. Continue simmering for roughly 10 to 15 minutes until reduced by half and slightly thickened.
  3. Discard the cinnamon stick and set aside your syrup in a warm area.

To Assemble:

  1. Preheat your oil ready for frying.
  2. Using 2 similar tablespoons or an ice cream scooper, scoop your risen batter and release it into the oil.
  3. Deep fry in batches for roughly 5 minutes until golden brown and crispy. Drain these onto paper towels.
  4. While still warm, quickly toss the doughnuts with the warm syrup. Garnish with pistachios and serve!


  • Sugar: 31g
  • :
  • Calcium: 44mg
  • Calories: 263kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Cholesterol: 34mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 115mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 255mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 57IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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