these dulce de leche churro donuts were a huge hit with our family. Like, HUGE! ohsweetbasil.com

Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner and I stinking love Mexican food. I know that the holiday is not one about food, but aren’t all holidays like that? It’s always to celebrate something else, but yet everyone wants the dang food. I was trying to think up something fun for the family since I’m pretty much the worst at holidays, but this ¬†Tres Leches Cake would be awesome. My friend, Maihsmy does it so well ¬†so I kind of want to beg her to make me one. And there’s churros but I’ve never really had one which just doesn’t make sense,but I’ll work on that. Yes, I love these little quick and easy churro bites, and these churro pretzels are pretty darn awesome too, but I wanted something fried, I mean different. ;) Clearly dulce de leche churro donuts will work just fine.

dulce de leche churro donuts? I'm in heaven ohsweetbasil.com

Ever since I discovered this whole frying a Pillsbury donut thing I’ve kinda become obsessed. I rarely do it because, well because it’s fried bread which doesn’t exactly make for a very healthy heart, but I am always looking for a new excuse to whip up a batch. So I’m going to try to resist making these fried 7 layer dip taquitos (yeah right, I’ll cave) and I’ll shoot for only dessert being fried. Plus this donut has a little surprise that takes it way over the top, Dulce de leche. Cade could swim in the stuff he loves it so much. And let’s be honest I love everything about fried dough, stuffed with caramel and rolled in a cinnamon sugar with powdered sugar mixture. I think I just died a little saying that. It’s ok every once in a while right?

Dulce de Leche Churro Donuts

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 8 donuts

Serving Size: 1 donut

Dulce de Leche Churro Donuts

Churro style Donuts

Ingredients

  • 1 package Pillsbury Grands Biscuits
  • Dulce De leche or caramel sauce
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon sugar
  • oil (peanut or canola) for frying

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil to 350 degrees, or over medium heat in a large cast iron post.
  2. Pull apart each biscuit. Fry 2-3 donuts at a time, turning over halfway through and drain on paper towels.
  3. Melt the dulce de leche on 30 second intervals in the microwave. Pierce each donut with a knife and using a pastry bag or squeeze bottle, fill each donut.
  4. In a dish, combine the powdered sugar and cinnamon sugar and roll each donut in it. Serve immediately.
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