S’more Donuts

by aimee @ shugarysweets on May 2, 2011

Hi, my name is Aimee and I love donuts. I love cooking them, eating them, and even sharing them. I am obsessed. I love making the dough, I love shaping them, I love frying them. I just love donuts. I love creating new frostings and flavors. I love donuts. Did I say how much I love donuts? Well, if you knew me you would know that my pants are a little tight right now because I love donuts too much!

Anyways, my older kids had a retreat this weekend, so my excuse to make donuts again was to send some with them (which I did).

I made chocolate long johns, chocolate with sprinkles, strawberry (my absolute favorite), and S’mores! Wow, those were so rich and delicious.

One thing though that I did different this time around is add vanilla beans to my dough. Holy yum. I have now changed my official recipe to include this. What a difference it makes to the overall flavor of the donut itself.

                    

I bought these vanilla beans online (Premium Bourbon-Madagascar Vanilla Beans – 16 beans). I was paying about $10 in the grocery store for two beans in a jar, but online these are about $15 shipped, and you get 16 beans). They are good too! So worth the money, now I have to find something else to make with them, I can’t eat any more donuts!!!!

S'more Donuts
by Shugary Sweets
Keywords: fry bread breakfast chocolate marshmallow
Ingredients
  • 1 batch donuts, cut into circles, but not with center cut out
  • 1 cup Fluff (marshmallow filling)
  • 1 batch chocolate frosting (recipe below)
  • 5 graham crackers (smashed into crumbs)
Chocolate Glaze:
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup skim milk
  • 1 cup butter (unsalted)
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp light corn syrup
  • 4 oz bittersweet chocolate morsels
  • 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 4½ cup powdered sugar
Instructions
Prepare Basic yeast doughnut recipe, but do not punch out center holes.
Using a pastry bag and tip, fill with marshmallow filling. Stick tip into side of donut, squeeze until donut puffs up, remove tip. Continue until all desired donuts are filled. Dip each donut top into chocolate glaze (recipe below). Immediately sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs. Enjoy!!
Over medium heat, mix cream, milk, butter, vanilla and corn syrup until butter is completely melted.
Turn heat to low, add chocolate and whisk until smooth and melted (may take several minutes). Remove from heat. Whisk in the powdered sugar (about 3-5 minutes until smooth).
Dip doughnuts immediately in warm glaze.
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Tina (PinayInTexas) May 2, 2011 at 5:04 pm

Your donuts look amazing! Can’t wait to try them! Already bookmarked the recipe. Thanks!

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Desi May 2, 2011 at 5:32 pm

Oh wow! What a unique idea! I love this idea so much!

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Jackie Koll May 3, 2011 at 5:51 pm

One of the things I’ve wanted to be able to make is donuts – I was so thankful when I came across your blog/site because you seem to have it down! I had search for recipes and kepte coming up blank . . .now, I just need to find time to test them out!

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Aimee May 3, 2011 at 6:53 pm

Jackie- you can do it! Set aside a couple hours, pick one or two flavor combinations and get to it! I try to post recipes that are easy to make- good luck!

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Our Italian Kitchen May 3, 2011 at 7:45 pm

Your doughnuts looks great! I’ve been dying to try to make these, but it’s quite daunting!

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Ali May 3, 2011 at 8:17 pm

I love smores so much, and these look just amazing. Soo delicious.

I bought a pack of vanilla beans a few years ago and I was extremely pleased with the price/quality. It is def. the way to go.

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Holly May 4, 2011 at 2:31 am

Oh my DELICIOUSNESS!! These sound amazing! : )

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Judy May 4, 2011 at 12:45 pm

Those look dangerously delicious! I think the chocolate glaze is what makes it most tempting and I have a feeling your kid’s and their friends adore your donuts :)

I found you through Made it on Monday.

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Mandy May 4, 2011 at 2:34 pm

These look heavenly. Please can I come visit?

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Lark (SparkyLarky) May 5, 2011 at 3:50 am

All (3) of the recipes you linked up look great!

*Your killing me with the donuts!

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Lisa May 5, 2011 at 1:23 pm

I’m also obsessed with doughnuts! These look amazing! YUM!

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BigBearswife May 6, 2011 at 1:43 pm

These look great! I am no donut maker so I dont know if I could make these right, but they do look good :)

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Miranda May 6, 2011 at 5:45 pm

I am just loving what you are putting out! I love doughnuts too (maybe too much!). Thank you so much for that vanilla bean find, that will come in very handy here as I pull out the ice cream machine again. Thanks for linking this up to Fat Camp Fridays this week! See you next week!

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Miz Helen May 7, 2011 at 3:20 pm

Oh my goodness Aimee,
My group will just love your Smore Donuts, they just looks awesome! Thank you for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!

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Erin May 7, 2011 at 10:12 pm

Oh my gosh! Heavenly! I love all your recipes! I’m your newest follower!

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Faith and Daisies May 8, 2011 at 11:30 pm

Oh wow, I will have to try these!

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Kim McCallie May 9, 2011 at 12:51 am

So glad you found my linky party. Your recipes look delicious! I wish I had some of your doughnuts right now!

Kim
A Well-Seasoned Life’s Sweet Indulgences Sunday

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Cares and Mimi May 11, 2011 at 2:16 am

Found you through the ‘This Week’s Cravings’ link party and I’m so glad I did. These look so amazing! I’m in love! Can’t wait to see what you’ll make next! – Cares

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Allison @ Alli 'n Son May 12, 2011 at 7:15 pm

I just had to stop by and let you know that I Stumbled this recipe. It sounds divine!

I hope to see you again this week for Sweet Tooth Friday.

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Anonymous May 17, 2011 at 8:10 pm

Hello, my name is Jessica and I LOVE donuts!! These look so yummy – now, for those vanilla beans…run to the ABC store buy a big jug of dark rum and store your vanilla beans in the bottlew/ the rum. It will keep the beans plump and fresh and in 4 months you will have some primo vanilla for your donuts ;o)

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Aimee May 17, 2011 at 9:21 pm

Jessica…that sounds amazing with the rum…just might have to go do that. How many beans for how much rum?

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Meaghan Luby May 18, 2011 at 8:05 pm

what a cool twist on the doughnut! this looks awesome! thanks so much for sharing! as always, great post and super fun read! love it, thanks again!
-meg
@ http://clutzycooking.blogspot.com

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Aimee May 18, 2011 at 9:10 pm

THanks Meaghan!

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Trish - Sweetology101 June 11, 2011 at 5:19 am

I think I just DIED and went to heaven reading this post!!!

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