Homemade donuts

Super Delicious


The doughnut is the star of Hanukkah. No matter how much some delicious pancakes are made - they have no chance against the soft and juicy donut. This is an ancient recipe handed down from my great grandmother and onwards - it is so simple and so delicious. So when my mother was not looking - I stole it from her and made them myself - and here, just for you a recipe for the best homemade donuts for Hanukkah.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 35 donuts


  • 3 Cups Self-raising flour
  • 4.5 % fat - 2 cups. Soured milk
  • 4 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Drops
  • 1 Teaspoon optional Brandy
  • Alot! Canola Oil
  • For filling - your favorite flavors. Jam
  • For decoration Powdered sugar


  • Put all ingredients in a bowl - except oil, jam and powdered sugar.
  • Put in your hands until a nice unified and sticky mixture is formed.
  • In a deep saucepan, heat some oil.
  • When the oil is boiling - take two teaspoons. One spoon with the mixture and with the second spoon - oil and gently toss it.
  • Sauté for 3 minutes until donuts becomes brown on one side - turn and fry on the other side until brown.
  • Remove to a bowl with paper towels.
  • After we made all the donuts - wait a few minutes for them to cool down.
  • Inject jam with a syringe (ideally this would be a jam without pieces). If the jam is too thick – make it a bit lighter by placing in it a little boiling water and stirring.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar on top.
  • and there you have it, perfect homemade Hannukah donuts....
  • Happy Hannukah

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Randie December 4, 2015 - 1:28 PM

I found the recipe for the homemade donuts, looks easy and great, but what is Tamarisk and where can I buy it? Please help I would really love to make this for Hanukkah this year

Super Delicious December 5, 2015 - 4:03 AM

sorry – that was a typo…
we meant Soured milk – 4.5% fat.


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