Maple Long John Doughnuts

Maple Long John Doughnuts Recipe

 
 

These are a MUST TRY! Simple, yet delicious Long John Doughnuts are such a treat! See my special process for perfect doughnuts! To celebrate my favorite holiday, National Doughnut Day (half kidding) I have a recipe for long john doughnuts (which of course are one of my favorites!) These doughnuts do take a little bit of time because they have to rise twice, but they are pretty easy and fun for the whole family!

Ingredients for Maple Long John Doughnuts

  • 1 heaping Tablespoon of yeast (active dry)
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • Oil

How to Make Maple Long John Doughnuts:

  1. Place water, sugar, and yeast in a bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. While that is sitting place milk on stove top and heat until warm (continue to check it so it does not get too hot and curdle)
  2. After it has sat add the milk, butter, sugar, salt, and egg. Mix together.
  3. Slowly add the flour. Dough needs to be a little sticky. So add more of less flour depending on how sticky your dough gets.
  4. Grease a bowl and place dough in it. Cover and let rise for about a hour or until doubled in size.
  5. Once it is doubled punch down the dough and place on a floured surface. Roll out the dough into a large rectangle. (about 12 inch x 8 inch) Cut into smaller rectangles (about 3 inch x 1 inch).
  6. Grease a few cookie sheets and place 6 to a cookie sheet. (I used 3 cookie sheets total) Cover and let rise about until doubled. (These will take a little less time to double, around 30 minutes)
  7. Place oil in skillet or deep fryer. I found the best way to get the doughnuts cooked without getting them too brown is to cook them on low and watch them closely. Turn when starting to get golden brown.
  8. After they are cooked on both sides place them on a paper towel to collect access grease. Let the doughnuts cool before frosting them.

Maple Long John Doughnuts

Maple Long John Doughnuts

These are a MUST TRY! Simple, yet delicious Long John Doughnuts are such a treat! See my special process for perfect doughnuts!

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 heaping Tablespoon of yeast (active dry)
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • Oil

Instructions

  1. Place water, sugar, and yeast in a bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. While that is sitting place milk on stove top and heat until warm (continue to check it so it does not get too hot and curdle)
  2. After it has sat add the milk, butter, sugar, salt, and egg. Mix together.
  3. Slowly add the flour. Dough needs to be a little sticky. So add more of less flour depending on how sticky your dough gets.
  4. Grease a bowl and place dough in it. Cover and let rise for about a hour or until doubled in size.
  5. Once it is doubled punch down the dough and place on a floured surface. Roll out the dough into a large rectangle. (about 12 inch x 8 inch) Cut into smaller rectangles (about 3 inch x 1 inch).
  6. Grease a few cookie sheets and place 6 to a cookie sheet. (I used 3 cookie sheets total) Cover and let rise about until doubled. (These will take a little less time to double, around 30 minutes)
  7. Place oil in skillet or deep fryer. I found the best way to get the doughnuts cooked without getting them too brown is to cook them on low and watch them closely. Turn when starting to get golden brown.
  8. After they are cooked on both sides place them on a paper towel to collect access grease. Let the doughnuts cool before frosting them.

Long John Donuts

Place water, sugar, and yeast in a bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. While that is sitting place milk on stove top and heat until warm (continue to check it so it does not get too hot and curdle)

After it has sat add the milk, butter, sugar, salt, and egg. Mix together.

Slowly add the flour. Dough needs to be a little sticky. So add more of less flour depending on how sticky your dough gets.

Grease a bowl and place dough in it. Cover and let rise for about a hour or until doubled in size.

Once it is doubled punch down the dough and place on a floured surface. Roll out the dough into a large rectangle. (about 12 inch x 8 inch) Cut into smaller rectangles (about 3 inch x 1 inch).

Grease a few cookie sheets and place 6 to a cookie sheet. (I used 3 cookie sheets total) Cover and let rise about until doubled. (These will take a little less time to double, around 30 minutes)

Place oil in skillet or deep fryer. I found the best way to get the doughnuts cooked without getting them too brown is to cook them on low and watch them closely. Turn when starting to get golden brown.

After they are cooked on both sides place them on a paper towel to collect access grease. Let the doughnuts cool before frosting them.

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author madeitateitlovedit

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp yeast (active dry)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3.5 cup flour
  • oil

Instructions

  1. Place water, sugar, and yeast in a bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. While that is sitting place milk on stove top and heat until warm (continue to check it so it does not get too hot and curdle)

  2. After it has sat add the milk, butter, sugar, salt, and egg. Mix together.

  3. Slowly add the flour. Dough needs to be a little sticky. So add more of less flour depending on how sticky your dough gets.

  4. Grease a bowl and place dough in it. Cover and let rise for about a hour or until doubled in size.

  5. Once it is doubled punch down the dough and place on a floured surface. Roll out the dough into a large rectangle. (about 12 inch x 8 inch) Cut into smaller rectangles (about 3 inch x 1 inch).

  6. Grease a few cookie sheets and place 6 to a cookie sheet. (I used 3 cookie sheets total) Cover and let rise about until doubled. (These will take a little less time to double, around 30 minutes)

  7. Place oil in skillet or deep fryer. I found the best way to get the doughnuts cooked without getting them too brown is to cook them on low and watch them closely. Turn when starting to get golden brown.

  8. After they are cooked on both sides place them on a paper towel to collect access grease. Let the doughnuts cool before frosting them.

Maple Icing Ingredients:

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple extract

How to Make Maple Icing:

In a small bowl add sugar and extract together. Slowly mix in milk to your preferred consistency. If you want more of a glaze add more milk. If you want a thicker frosting add more powdered sugar. Frost doughnuts once they are cooled.



More recipes to LOVE!

  1. My favorite Chinese Chicken Salad!
  2. Oven Baked Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
  3. FOR DESSERT: My famous Thick and Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

 

Scarlett’s Weekly Family Meal Plans – Subscribe today!

Did you know I offer weekly family meal plans that include recipes just like this one? Each week members receive a unique, weekly dinner menu with a complete shopping list and access to my private Facebook group! I’d love to have you join our community!

 

post signature
3.7/5 (25 Reviews)

You may also like...

3 Comments

  1. These look amazing!!! I can't wait to give them a try!

    Cait @Little Lovey Doves

  2. YUMMMMMM 🙂

  3. Ouida B. says:

    08/27/2020
    Tomorrow my granddaughter is coming over and we are going to make these. I’m totally excited and she is also.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating