Can I Make Doughnuts From Frozen Yeast Roll Dough?

by Elizabeth Yetter

Preparing yeast dough from scratch can take up to three hours of your time. This includes the time it takes to knead the dough and allow it to complete the first rise. The convenience of frozen roll dough has enabled busy cooks to try out many different kinds of bread recipes. With frozen yeast roll dough, cooks can make a wide variety of goods, including pizza dough, cinnamon rolls, dumplings and doughnuts.

Time to Make the Doughnuts

Making doughnuts from frozen yeast roll dough is a simple process that first requires you to wait until the dough is completely thawed. To thaw yeast dough, set it on a counter and wait a few hours. When the dough has thawed, it will begin to rise. You can then roll it out and cut it into doughnut rings or you can make doughnut holes. All yeast breads, including yeast rolls and doughnuts, are made with the same, basic ingredients: yeast, flour, sugar, shortening, salt and a liquid. Doughnut dough is sometimes made with sweet dough rather than roll dough, but the sugary toppings you decide to use will add plenty of sweetness to your doughnuts.

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About the Author

Elizabeth Yetter has been writing about food and gardening since 2006. She currently resides in the heart of Pennsylvania German country where she has learned traditional recipes and farming techniques. She currently writes Kindle books about local and worldwide superstitions.

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