Chai Latte Glazed Donut Holes

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From www.foodfanatic.com, by Milisa Armstrong
Chai Latte Glazed Donut Holes

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Sometimes I think I am obsessed with donuts. I get these insatiable cravings, it is crazy. Since moving to the new ranch we are pretty far from the local donut shop. A quick run for donuts is pretty much out of the question. So when the major cravings hit, I will whip up a quick batch using my favorite donut shortcut - canned biscuits.

Please don't hate on me for always having canned biscuits on hand. Even though my mama makes a mean homemade biscuit and has taught me well, I still love the ones from the can. I love to make breakfast for dinner on busy weeknights and they are just the ticket for a quick meal and there's no mess. So there it is, my canned biscuit justification.

Seriously though, canned biscuit fried donut holes are so simple! Sometimes I just sprinkle the donut holes with a bit of powdered sugar, but this time I made them extra special with a chai latte glaze.

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The last time I visited my Grandma she sent me home with a tub of instant chai latte. I'm officially hooked on it now, along with the rest of my clan. I have to giggle a little every time I make a chai latte because she called it Tai Chi instead of chai tea. Of course, I will be saying that for the rest of days for giggling at her. I always made fun of her for calling the roll when she was hollering at us kids. Now I can't get my kids names right without going through the whole list. Karma?

While I'm not likely to turn down a yeast donut, I just don't take the time to make my favorite chocolate glazed donuts. However, donuts in 15 minutes, that I can do and so can you!

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It doesn't get any easier. I mixed up the glaze and then heated up a little oil in a pan. I cut the biscuits into quarters and rolled the dough into balls. I just fried donut holes in batches and they cook up in just a couple of minutes. I dipped them into the glaze and then couldn't stop eating them.

So next time you the donut craving hits, you can whip up a batch of chai latte glazed donut holes and be pretty happy!

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Chai Latte Glazed Donut Holes Recipe

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Ingredients
For the Glaze:

  • 1 package chai latte mix
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk

For the Donut Holes:

  • 1 8 count can grands biscuits
  • 2 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Add chai latte mix and powdered sugar to a bowl and whisk to combine. Whisk in milk until smooth and well combined. Set aside.
  2. Cut biscuits into quarters and roll into balls.
  3. Add oil to a heavy bottom cooking pan or deep skillet. Place over medium- high heat and until oil is 350°F.
  4. Cooking in batches, drop dough into oil 3-4 at a time. Roll around to cook evenly about 2 minutes until cooked through.
  5. Remove to a paper towel lined wire rack to drain. Keep an eye on the oil and adjust the temperature as needed to maintain oil at around 350°F.
  6. Dip donuts into glaze roll to coat completely. Transfer to a wire rack and serve immediately. 

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