Desserts Snacks

Donuts with Cold Brew Frosting

Hot-fried donuts dipped in velvety cold brew frosting.



    Active dry yeast2 packets
    Warm water 105°F - 115°F1/4 cup
    Lukewarm milk1 1/2 cups
    Granulated sugar1/2 cup
    Salt1 tsp
    Eggs2 ea
    Shortening1/3 cup
    All-purpose flour5 cups
    Oil for frying2 qt
    Cold Brew Frosting 
    Nestlé Toll House Semi-Sweet Morsels3/4 cup
    Unsalted butter3 Tbsp
    Light corn syrup1 Tbsp
    SprinklesAs needed
    Cold brew coffee concentrate1 Tbsp




    1. Add yeast and water and let sit for 10 minutes.
    2. In a mixer with a whisk attachment mix foamy yeast mixture with milk, sugar, salt, eggs and butter on low for 1 minute. Switch to dough hook attachment on low and add 2 cups flour.
    3. Add remaining flour 1/2 cup at a time on medium and knead for 5 min.
    4. Place in greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap and put in warm area for 1 hour.
    5. Roll out dough and cut into donuts.
    6. Cover and let rise for another 30 min.
    7. Cook about 2 min each side in fresh 350°F oil.
    8. Place on paper towels to absorb grease, then move to cooling rack.

    Cold Brew Frosting

    1. Place chocolate morsels, corn syrup, cold brew coffee concentrate and butter in double boiler and slowly melt.
    2. Dip cooled donut in warm frosting to cover.  Finish with sprinkles.