Supplies

Dough

  • 2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup warm milk
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Filling

  • 3/4 cup vanilla pudding

Glaze

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon butter

Steps

Dough

  1. In a small bowl, combine warm milk, yeast, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 2 tablespoons flour.
  2. Whisk well and set aside to proof for 5 minutes, or until foamy.
  3. In another bowl, combine butter, egg yolks, vanilla, and 2 tablespoons sugar. Mix with the yeast mixture.
  4. Then gradually add the rest of the flour into bowl.
  5. Knead the dough until smooth. If the mixture is too sticky, sprinkle a little bit of flour at a time.
  6. Return the dough to the bowl, cover, and set aside to rise in a warm spot for about 1 1/2 hours or until doubled in size.
  7. Place the dough onto a floured surface.
  8. Gently roll the dough into a log and cut into 6- 8 equal portions.
  9. Form each portion into a ball and place in a greased muffin tin. Cover and let it rise again for about 45 minutes.
  10. Brush the tops with melted butter and bake at 400°F for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside to cool.

Filling

  1. Using a piping bag, fill each donut muffin with vanilla pudding.

Glaze

  1. Place chocolate chips and butter in a bowl and microwave at 30 second intervals until fully melted. Mix well.
  2. Dip the tops of each donut muffin and set aside to cool.