Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes

These cinnamon sugar donut holes are extremely soft, delicious and easy to make at home. They are also very satisfying to watch expand and cook when fried in oil. For dipping sauces, you can either eat them plain after being tossed in cinnamon sugar or dip in condensed milk or chocolate. Either way, they taste amazing and you will not regret making these.

How to cook the cinnamon sugar donut holes

Once we have separated our dough into 20 gram pieces, you want to let it rest 30 minutes covered. What this does is allow it to rise a bit before cooking.

After we have let it rise, place them into a shallow layer of oil at 325F for about 3 minutes each side or until evenly browned.

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes

These cinnamon sugar donut holes are one of my favorite desserts to make at home. They're fluffy, light, and perfect when dipped in chocolate or condensed milk.
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Italian


  • 315 g AP flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp instant yeast
  • 1 large egg
  • 150 g whole milk
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • chocolate sauce
  • condensed milk


  • Into a bowl, mix together all your dry ingredients.
    315 g AP flour, 2 tbsp sugar, 1 tsp salt, 1 tbsp instant yeast
  • Once mixed, add the remaining wet ingredients and knead until a smooth doughball forms.
    1 large egg, 150 g whole milk
  • Cover and let the dough rest at room temperature for 1.5 hours to rise.
  • Split the dough into 20 gram pieces and cover again for another 30 minutes.
  • Heat up oil to 325F and drop the doughballs into the oil to cook for 3 minutes each side or until nicely browned.
  • Drain over paper towel then toss the donut holes in a generous amount of cinnamon sugar.
    ¼ cup brown sugar, 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • Dip in chocolate sauce or condensed milk
    chocolate sauce, condensed milk
Keyword bread, cinnamon, dessert, donut, donuts, holes, sugar

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