National Donut Day: Free Honey Glazed at Berkeley Donuts
To honor National Donut Day on June 4, Denver’s only potato-style donut shop Berkeley Donuts, located inside Hops & Pie, is offering one free Honey Glazed per person!
They’ve also released a home cook friendly recipe for Chocolate Donut Holes and Strawberry Glaze:
Berkeley Donuts’ Chocolate Potato Cake Donut Holes with strawberry glaze and sprinkles. Makes ~40 donut holes
Photo here. Courtesy of Berkeley Donuts.
1 ¾ cups flour
½ cup sugar
½ Tablespoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
¾ cup cocoa powder
2 Tablespoons yogurt
1.5 Tablespoons vanilla extract
¼ cup cold mashed potatoes
1 cup milk
2 Tablespoons butter
2 large eggs
With paddle attachment on a stand mixer (see note below), blend room temperature butter and flour until it is coarse and resembles cornmeal. Add potatoes and sugar. Once incorporated, mix in remaining ingredients until it is a smooth batter.
Using small 2 oz. scoop or spoon, drop dough into hot oil (360 degrees). Fry for 20 seconds on each side and transfer to a towel-lined pan to absorb excess fat.
2 tablespoons strawberry milk
2 cups of powdered sugar
Few drops of red food coloring
Whisk together the milk and powdered sugar, once combined add food coloring
Once chocolate donut holes are cooled, drop into bowl with glaze and roll them around. Move them to a cooling rack and add sprinkles before frosting hardens.
Note – If you don’t own a stand mixer, whisk dry and wet ingredients separately, then combine and mix by hand.