Bread Machine Donuts


Wake up your family or guests with a fresh batch of homemade donuts. This Bread Machine Donut recipe lets you skip the kneading step for a quicker prep time. Making donuts from scratch doesn't have to be a daunting, time-consuming experience!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Rise Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 7 mins
16 donuts


  • ¾ cup milk

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • 1 egg

  • 3 tablespoon margarine or butter, cut up

  • 3 cup bread flour

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ teaspoon active dry yeast or bread machine yeast

  • Cooking oil or shortening for deep-fat frying

  • 1 ½ cup sifted powdered sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • Milk


  1. Add first 8 ingredients to a 1-1/2- to 2-pound bread machine according to the manufacturer's directions. Select dough cycle. When the cycle is complete, remove dough from machine. Punch down. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Divide in half. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.

  2. Roll each half of dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a floured doughnut cutter. Reroll and cut trimmings. Cover and let rise for 45 to 60 minutes or until light. Heat cooking oil to 365 degrees F. Carefully fry donuts 2 or 3 at a time, about 2 minutes, turning once. Drain on paper towels.

  3. In a medium bowl combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and enough milk ( 2 or 3 tablespoons) to make of drizzling consistency. Drizzle over donuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

166 Calories
7g Fat
23g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 166
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Protein 4g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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