Krispy Kreme Donuts

Ingredients :

  • 2 cups scalded milk
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 7 cups sifted flour

Glaze:

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup cold water

Directions :

Mix together ingredients for glaze. Melt butter in hot milk, add 1 tsp sugar and salt. Allow to cool. Beat in yeast, nutmeg, eggs, remaining sugar, and 3 cups flour. Add rest of flour (dough will be sticky). Knead for 5 minutes then allow to rise for 1-1 ½ hours. Roll out dough, cut into shapes. Do not re-roll dough, then allow to rise for 30-45 minutes. Heat oil to 365° and fry 1 – 2 minutes on each side or until brown. Toss in the doughnut holes first, let those cook, and then proceed to cooking the donuts. Let them cool on a paper towel – helps get the glaze to stick. Dip in warm glaze.

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake

Bottom crust:

  • 22 Golden Oreos Crushed
  • 5 Tbsp Melted butter Filling
  • 4 8oz packages cream cheese
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • ¼ cup corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • ¾ Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Jar of smuckers strawberry ice cream topping
  • 12 Golden Oreos Crushed & divided into 2 bowls (one for plain Oreo topping, one for your strawberry ones)
  • 1 ½ Tsp Softened Butter
  • 3 Tbsp from a small package of strawberry gelatin

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line the outer perimeter of your pan with aluminum foil and generously apply butter to the inside to prevent sticking.
  3. Crust – crush the Oreo’s & incorporate the butter, press into the bottom of your spring form pan.
  4. Filling – Place one 8-ounce package of the cream cheese, 1/3 cup of the sugar, and the cornstarch in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on low until creamy, about 3 minutes, then beat in the remaining 3 packages of the cream cheese. Increase the mixer speed to high and beat in the remaining 1 1/3 cups of the sugar, then beat in the vanilla. Blend in the eggs, one at a time, beating the batter well after each one. Blend in heavy cream. At this point mix the filling only until completely blended.
  5. Be careful not to over mix the batter.
  6. Gently spoon ½ of the cheese filling on top of the prepared crust. spoon plops ½ the jar of strawberry topping here and there.
  7. Drag a butter knife through the strawberries to marbleize the cheese/strawberries.
  8. Spoon in the other half of the batter and the repeat the strawberry process on top. Bake for 1 hour or until there is only a slight jiggle when shook gently. crumb topping – In a small bowl or the food processor, add the Oreo cookies and pulse into large crumbs.
  9. Add the softened butter and mix gently with a fork or your hands to make pea-sized pieces stick together.
  10. Scoop out 2 tablespoons of the mixture into a small bowl and set aside.
  11. Pour strawberry jello powder over the remaining crumbs and continue pinching the pieces together.
  12. Add more softened butter if needed for mixture to stick to the cake.