Coupon Clipping Cook

Glazed Doughnut Balls Made from Biscuit Dough

Super quick to make, even quicker to disappear.

Doughnut Balls with Icing on Plate

These super quick and easy doughnut balls are made with the tubes of premade biscuit dough found in the dairy department at the grocery store.

The least expensive ones that are either buttermilk or plain flavor work great for this recipe.

This recipe isn’t very fancy schmancy but these doughnut balls taste really really good.

And best of all, they are so good with lemon glaze.

Easy Doughnut Balls with Glaze

If you don’t have lemons or powdered sugar on hand, right after the doughnut balls are cooked, roll them in a mixture granulated sugar and cinnamon.

You may want to have milk or coffee on had to go along with them too….just for good measure.

These yummies can be enjoyed for breakfast, dessert, or a fun snack.

Here are more sweets for breakfast you may like “Super Simple Doughnuts Made from Biscuit Dough“, “Mini Loaf Glazed Blueberry Banana Bread” and “Snickerdoodle Skillet Biscuits“.

Let’s check out the ingredients.

Doughnut Balls Ingredients

For the Doughnut Balls  – Premade biscuit dough, and canola oil

For the Lemon Glaze – Lemon zest, lemon juice and powdered sugar

printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.

Here’s how to make it.

For the Doughnut Balls:

Lay a paper towel onto a large plate and set aside.

Biscuit Dough in Tube Container

Tear each piece of biscuit dough in half,

Biscuit Dough Balls on Plate

and roll each one into a ball.

Pour Canola Oil in Pot

To a small saucepan, add canola oil so that the oil is no more than 1-inch deep in the pan (amount of oil may vary depending on the size of the pan).

Heat Burner on Stove

Heat the saucepan on low to medium heat.

Fry Doughnut Balls in Oil

After 20 seconds, add 4 of the biscuit dough balls to the oil.

Fry Doughnut Balls in Oil

They’ll cook fast so watch them very closely. 

With cooking tongs, carefully turn each doughnut ball as they cook so that all sides turn a light golden color.

Fry Doughnut Balls in Oil

If at any time the oil gets too hot (smoky or a lot of sizzling), turn the heat off and set the pan on an unused burner to cool.

Once the sides of the doughnut balls turn a golden color, transfer them onto a paper towel-lined plate.

Continue the process to cook the rest of them.

Fry Doughnut Balls in Oil

If they start to get brown too quickly when added to the oil, turn the heat down just a bit.

If at any time the oil gets too hot (smoky or a lot of sizzling), turn the heat off and set the pan on an unused burner to cool.

Fried Doughnut Balls on Plate

Once all of the doughnut balls are done, set them aside for a moment while making the glaze.

For the Glaze:

Lemon Zest on Board

Zest the lemon.

Lemon Zest in Bowl

To a small bowl, add lemon zest…

Cut Lemon in Half

Cut Lemon in Half

Lemon Juice and Powdered Sugar

…juice from a whole lemon,

Powdered Sugar in Lemon

and powdered sugar.

Stir Lemon Glaze

Mix together until smooth.

Stir Lemon Glaze

Next,

Doughnut Balls on Plate

place the doughnut balls on a serving plate…

Drizzle Glaze on Doughnut Balls

…and,

Drizzle Glaze on Doughnut Balls

…drizzle lemon glaze over the top of each doughnut ball.

Drizzle Glaze on Doughnut Balls

Glaze on Doughnut Balls

Glaze on Doughnut Balls

Serve right away while the doughnut balls are still warm.

Glaze on Doughnut Balls

Then…

Bite of Doughnut Ball

…enjoy each and every bite.

Glazed Doughnut Balls on Plate

Or just pop the whole thing in your mouth…

Doughnut Balls with Tart Lemon Glaze

…either way they taste heavenly.

Glazed Doughnut Balls

Thank you so much for stopping by CCC!

More Recipes with Lemon You May Like:

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake with Lemon Glaze

Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Streusel

Blackberry and Lemon Mason Jar Lid Pies

Pink Lemonade

Don’t miss a CCC recipe.  Subscribe to Coupon Clipping Cook and get an email each time we have a new post.  Here’s the link to subscribe to CCC.

Doughnut Balls

Glazed Doughnut Balls Made from Biscuit Dough

Super quick to make, even quicker to disappear.
Print Pin
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Donut Balls, Donuts, Doughnut Balls, Doughnuts
Servings: 4 Makes 20 Donut Balls

Ingredients

For the Doughnut Balls:

  • 1 tube (7.5 ounces) (10 biscuits) pre-made Biscuit Dough
  • 3/4 cup canola oil or an amount not more than 1-inch deep in the pan (amount of oil may vary depending on the size of the pan)

For the Lemon Glaze:

  • 1 whole lemon zested
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

For the Doughnut Balls:

  • Lay a paper towel onto a large plate and set aside. 
  • Tear each piece of biscuit dough in half and roll each one into a ball.  Set the rolled balls on a large plate and set aside for a moment.
  • To a small saucepan, add canola oil so that the oil is no more than 1-inch deep in the pan (amount of oil may vary depending on the size of the pan).
  • Heat the saucepan on low to medium heat.
  • After 20 seconds, add 4 of the biscuit dough balls to the oil. If at any time the oil gets too hot (smoky or a lot of sizzling), turn the heat off and set the pan on an unused burner to cool.
  • They’ll cook fast so watch them very closely.  With cooking tongs, carefully turn each doughnut ball as they cook so that all sides turn a light golden color. 
  • Once the sides of the doughnut balls turn a golden color, transfer them onto a paper towel-lined plate. 
  • If at any time the oil gets too hot (smoky or a lot of sizzling), turn the heat off and set the pan on an unused burner to cool.
  • Continue the process to cook the rest of the doughnut balls. 
  • If the doughnut balls brown too quickly when added to the oil, turn the heat down just a bit. 
  • Once all of the doughnut balls are done cooking set them aside for a moment while making the glaze.

For the Lemon Glaze:

  • To a small bowl, add lemon zest, juice from a whole lemon and powdered sugar.  Mix together until smooth.
  • Place the doughnut balls on a serving plate and drizzle lemon glaze over the top of each one.
  • Serve right away while the doughnut balls are still warm.
Our Recipe Disclaimer can be found at this link: "Disclaimers", also at the bottom of this website, and in the "About Section" of this website.
Copyright © 2011-2019 Nancy at Coupon Clipping Cook - All photography and content, in any form, on this site CouponClippingCook.com is copyright-protected.
Stay Connected!Get New Posts Delivered via Email - Click Here to Subscribe to Coupon Clipping Cook

Don’t Miss a Recipe!

Get new posts delivered via email:

Leave a Reply

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

When you leave a comment on this Website, we collect your name, email, and IP address in order to assist with spam detection. For further details please refer to our Privacy Policy.  By checking the following box you consent to our data usage policy as outlined in our Privacy Policy found here.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

6 Comments

  1. OMG!!! I am so making these this weekend. Yummy!!!

  2. cutest things i’ve seen all day. seriously, i want to devour these! amazing job.
    xo
    http://allykayler.blogspot.ca/

  3. What a fantabulous idea!! The tart lemon glaze sounds heavenly!